ღ(¯`v´¯)ღ About Amberly Kristen Clowe ღ(¯`v´¯)ღ¸ Along with reading books and writing stories, Amberly Kristen Clowe can often be found biking and hiking trails, paddle boarding on the lake, or cooking for twelve, when there’s really only four in her family. She writes children’s books from her fan back chair in Houston and loves teaching as much as writing, which… Read More Author Interview with Amberly Kristen Clowe
Photo by Jan Kahánek on Unsplash Are you writing a NaNoWriMo novel this year? For those that are asking “What in the world is NaNoWriMo?” here is a quick recap.NaNoWriMo (or NaNo, as many participants call it) stands for National Novel Writing Month. It happens each year in November, where insane writers pledge to put… Read More In The Middle of NaNoWriMo
Hey everyone. I HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT! This is going to be a short post. I didn’t plan as well as I should. Instead, to working on this blog post and having it done early, I put it off until the last minute and I’m now rushing to get everything done at once. I’m in the… Read More What’s Going On!
Once an author decides to write a book, whether fiction or nonfiction, there comes a time in all of their lives where they (consciously or not) make a decision which direction they will go.
Granted, there are pros and cons with either, but what an author should consider—and sometimes won’t realize—one or the other is not for every author.
I’ve gone both directions—sort of—and love them both. My debut novel, The Redemption of Caralynne Hayman was published with a traditional publisher. I loved the way they worked with me, especially the cover design. My editor was an excellent one who kept me busy making sure the editing was as perfect as could be. There were no shortcuts.
With my other books, I sought a small publisher who has worked with me diligently to get everything just the way I wanted it, and that’s been so appreciated!
ღ(¯`v´¯)ღ About Della Strickland ღ(¯`v´¯)ღ¸ Della Strickland loves being a southern girl with its long, sultry summer days, biscuits, beaches, and a long glass of cold, iced tea. She’s a farm girl at heart, has chickens and Chihuahuas. She loves good, fresh food straight from the garden, family, friends, and books.Della has thirteen book presently on Amazon. Tell… Read More Interview with Della Strickland
Are you one of those writers that have trouble finding that perfect sentence for your book, short story, or article? If so, I have a suggestion.Stop writing. Yep, you heard me correctly. Stop writing. It’s not often you hear this advice in conjunction with writing advice. But this is one of the best things I… Read More Finding That Perfect Sentence