As most of you know, I signed with Elk Lake Publishing LLC last July. What an amazing opportunity this had been! I was told before I self-published that once a book has gone the self publishing route, a traditional publisher would never pick it up. But I had received rejection slip after rejection slip. … Read More What Is Going On?
Self Publishing is a lot more involved than you would think… or more than I thought it would be. This last month has been so crazy with so much to do, I swear I haven’t gotten a full night’s sleep since May.… Read More The Day Has Finally Come
I’m so excited about my book launch on July 23rd for Under Penalty of Death. It’s less than a month away! I have some details to share. … Read More The Countdown Begins
The first US Independence Day celebration took place in Philadelphia on July 8th of 1776, not July 4th. It was Celebrated with the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia’s Independence Square. This reading was accompanied by the of the Liberty Bell and band music. People were summoned to it’s reading by… Read More Fun Facts Friday-4th of July Facts
by Kristena Mears I’m a book hoarder. I have more books than I may ever read but I won’t let that stop me from buying more. Often, I’ll mull aways hours in a bookstore or a library and never buy one book, just to go back another day and come home with a stack chin high.… Read More The Bang at the Beginning – The First Sentence
A Flash Fiction by Kristena Mears Moist droplets flowed down my cheeks as I sat on the edge of my bed. My best friend stood quietly next to me not knowing how to comfort or stop the endless tears. “Why does he leave me like this?” “You shouldn’t work yourself up in this way. It’s… Read More Friday Fiction – Desertion