Book Talk ~ Why Some Interesting Things Never Get in a Book

Why is it That an Author May Know a Dozen Interesting Facts He or She Does Not Put in a Novel? The short answer is: Those facts may not move the story along. More over, the book may end up being a travelogue. A for instance: In Count the Roses a main part of the […]

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The life of a Writer ~ Amazing Adventures in the Face of Adversity

Some Writers do astonishing things ~ Surprising herself and  the rest of us, too. In eNovel our members are usually talking about writing books, publishing books and trying to find the best way to market books.  Every once in a while a member will drop a side note in our forum that catches my eye […]

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Book Talk. Good Reads for Lazy Spring Days.

What I’m reading now. All time Favorites, and books piling up in my TBR list… Like many of you, I adore my eReader. I own four Kindles and recently was gifted with a fifth that I have yet to register.  Still, there are times I want to read a book that just screams to be […]

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Holy Smokes! 2018 Almost Killed Me. 2019 ~ Survivor Mode.

In 2018 Awful Things Happened. Some I Understand. Some I Don’t. First up, I fell ill. We’d no more get one issue in hand and another would pop up. I spent time having sonar grams, MRIs. wearing heart monitors, swallowing cameras  and visiting one specialist after another.  I had so much blood drawn I could […]

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COVER REVEAL And TWO FABULOUS GIVEAWAYS

All Tomorrow’s Memories going Live February 12, 2019 On  All Sales Venues. Suspicions abound when Willa Manning receives a request from her adopted daughter’s biological grandparents. Wary of deceit, Willa nevertheless accepts the invitation and pulls out all stops to give her daughter a family before her own health fails. Small Town Sweet Romance. Drama. […]

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Holiday Horror Story

The grinch who stole my writing career As an experienced indie author I know two things: 1: How to write a book and take it to publication and 2: Marketing 101. Up until 2017 I thought I knew what I needed to know to market my books. I adjusted to every twist and tweak the […]

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Writers! Are your characters staying within the bounds of reality?

Places and Activities ~ Story Location and Character Behavior How many times have you come to a scene in a book and said: That can’t happen? Or you stop reading a story placed in a location you know well and the author has it all wrong? Telling you up front I get reviews that say […]

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What the heck? Sales and KENP Sinking Like Treasure Ships of Old.

Amazon Sales and KENP Sinking Like Treasure Ships of Old My sales and KENP have flat-lined. I’m not the only indie author asking: What’s happening? I’m hearing all kinds of reasons, but no facts. And I don’t deal in rumor. There are a plethora of tech things I don’t know ehow to do. I hire […]

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Book Talk September 2018

TELLING YOU ABOUT A FEW GOOD BOOKS. eNovel Authors at Work has a plethora of authors, all accomplished, all writing stories from the depths of their souls, whether the books are sweet romances, cozy mysteries, stories full of wit and humor, or books that sometimes delve into the shadows of life. Some books will make […]

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Are You Marketing Your First Book? If Not~Why Not?

Well, by golly, the Gurus have Spoken… Telling you up front I like The Digital Reader. But a recent blog 8 Ways For Authors to Waste Their Their Money leads with the advice that an author should not start marketing until that author has published three books.  Not all of this advice is from the […]

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