Dumb Drugs Last Monday I woke up with a pain in the side of my back, that stabbed sharply when I breathed heavily. It hurt to raise my arm. As I had woken with it, I figured I'd slept funny, stressed a muscle or tendon, and that the pain would go away after a while.
How do Authors Build Series? How does an author build the story world and the series-long story arcs that make a series one you want to hang on to until the end? What are the types of series? And why is every author writing them, these days? Why do authors stop writing series? By reader request, this week we'll
Since switching to 100% indie publishing, I have done two things consistently (apart from writing a lot of books!): I have planned a schedule of book releases for two years out. I haven't shared that plan with readers. There are a lot of reasons why I don't share, even though I get peppered with
This article is over 3,000 words long. I first considered chopping it up into a series, but given the subject matter, I reconsidered. Instead, I am offering it as a booklet that can be downloaded and read on your ereader. Click here to download. (You will be asked to subscribe to my blog.) Tracy. PS:
I've received a couple of emails lately from readers who are tripping over the numbering system in my series. I admit that if you've never seen that sort of series numbering before -- I call it digital numbering -- it can look a little strange, but there are very good reasons for numbering the series
The series and trilogies page where I've listed all my paranormals, urban fantasies, romantic suspense, etc., and grouped them into their proper series...well, I've just done a massive reorganization, which includes adding future titles and series. Also, I've updated the New Releases page to include the projects I'm intended to work upon next. There's a