Do NOT Apologize for Your Genre

OK. I’m going to keep this simple, because I like simple. 1. There are people who love reading in every genre. Don’t do them the disrespect of looking down on a genre – even your own. 2. Publishing is HARD. Having novels come out into the world is HARD. The part that should be funContinue reading “Do NOT Apologize for Your Genre”

Three Ways to Help Published Friends

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, and I know I’ve done a post similar to this before, but needs change, the market changes… I change… OK. Seriously. The super simple list: Leave a review. Tell your reader friends what a big deal it is for an author to have reviews on book sellerContinue reading “Three Ways to Help Published Friends”

Rant: Teens Aren’t Dumb (the mini version)

Psst. Teens aren’t dumb. 90% of the teens I know could handle my TV and logins better than me. When I need an App for something specific, I ask the teens I know. And they have always steered me well. So, why, why, WHY would anyone feel the need to “dumb down” a book for themContinue reading “Rant: Teens Aren’t Dumb (the mini version)”