Tag: self-publishing

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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A Behind the Scenes Look at The Light of Eternity – Available Now!

A Behind the Scenes Look at The Light of Eternity – Available Now!

To celebrate the release of The Light of Eternity to paperback, I spent some time Monday looking back at the initial creation process. I covered such topics as the original idea, the covers and the music I listen to while I’m working. Today I want to take a look at the planning stages and the …

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Lover’s Lament – Eternity’s Empire Chapter 14

Lover’s Lament – Eternity’s Empire Chapter 14

Chapter Fourteen of Eternity’s Empire has finally arrived and, at long last, we get to talk about Aphrodite! (If you’d like to learn more about the previous guardians you can find Ganga here, Amaterasu here, and Thora over here!) When I started this project, there was no question I would include at least one god …

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