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Self publishing: not for the faint of heart

Part  two of  my earlier post about self publishing. I am still sure it is not for the faint of heart. Now I know more about how true that is. But I don’t intend to stop doing it. I have revised the estimate of how many books I can get out in a year, though.…

Self publishing: not for the faint of heart

At the beginning of this year, I made a plan. I had a backlog of books for which I had gotten the rights back.  Small presses do go out of business after all. I also had a total of three completed manuscripts I wanted to see in print. And many more half completed and, even…

How the mind of a writer works

Ending yesterday, The Boggy Creek Festival, is an annual event in Fouke, Arkansas. It started three years ago. Fouke is the place The Legend of Boggy Creek, an iconic horror film, was made in the late ’70’s. It’s also the location of a fox pen where my late husband liked to fox hunt. Fox hunting,…

Traveling writer

As I travel through the United States visiting with my adult children and grandchildren, I am so grateful to be able to do this. At each home, I have a different writing space. Here in Tennessee, I write in the library. It’s an old fashioned room filled with shelves of books and tables and a…