Tag: self-publishing

An Interview with Zachary Chopchinski

An Interview with Zachary Chopchinski

Connecting with other authors has become my favorite part of publishing. The indie community is extremely supportive of writers at all levels of their career. They’re spectacularly creative individuals, both when it comes to story crafting and business management. Today, I’m thrilled to host fellow indie Zachary Chopchinski, who has been a guiding light for …

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Secrets of the Past Is Now Available!

Secrets of the Past Is Now Available!

Big news today, friends. Not only does the third installment of Eternity’s Empire release today; I’m actually releasing the paperback at the same time. I’ve really enjoyed peeking into my preparation notes as each new paperback has released. I’ve already covered most of the information relevant to Secrets of the Past as each new installment …

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How to Punctuate with Precision – A Helpful Guide for Indies

How to Punctuate with Precision – A Helpful Guide for Indies

Back in September, I put together a quick reference editing guide to help my fellow indies with their editing woes. I wanted to provide tools that would make the editing process easier. But I also wanted to help indies spot a skillful editor – a daunting task considering the wide variety of options. That guide …

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Reading the Universe’s Signs

Reading the Universe’s Signs

Life gets away from you sometimes. You think you’ve got everything well in hand. You’re just trucking along, jumping the hurdles, making things work. And then you hit a speed bump. All the various packages holding all the disorganized building blocks of your life – the ones you keep precariously perched wherever there was room …

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Behind the Veil – the Making of The Soul of the Earth Paperback

Behind the Veil – the Making of The Soul of the Earth Paperback

Welcome back to one last behind the scenes look at Eternity’s Empire to celebrate the release of The Soul of the Earth in paperback! If you missed it, on Monday, I identified when the series abandoned the outline I originally wrote for it, and why that ended up being a good thing. I also spoke …

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An Imperial Daughter’s Woe – Eternity’s Empire Chapter 15

An Imperial Daughter’s Woe – Eternity’s Empire Chapter 15

It’s been absolutely delightful opening my writer’s notebook this year to share the developmental details of Eternity’s Empire. In case you missed it, I talked about Ganga over here, Amaterasu over here, Thora here and, finally Aphrodite here. So what’s left? Aeternitas of course! And I’m excited to finally talk about her because she’s probably …

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Make Line Editing Easy – A Helpful Guide for Indies

Make Line Editing Easy – A Helpful Guide for Indies

The top piece of feedback I note in reviews of self-published fiction is lack of proper editing. We’re talking about line edits here; basic spelling, grammar and structure. This tends to be the first thing most readers notice, because it breaks up the flow and makes the story difficult to read. A high number of …

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