• Ever-evolving

    November 7, 2017

    If there’s one thing you can say about the publishing industry with certainty, it’s that everything is constantly changing. However, this year has been particularly turbulent. I’ve mentioned previously that we authors have been having a hard time with problems with Amazon this year. Many authors had sought refuge from those problems by using a…

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  • Wish on a shining star~

    December 4, 2016

    So, today’s Holiday Cheer post is coming a bit later than I meant it to… and it’s also a different topic than it was originally going to be… which is largely due to an exploding candy thermometer… long story. XD So the originally planned post will be coming tomorrow, but don’t think that I’m going…

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  • Interview with author Imani Josey!

    November 29, 2016

    Today I’m so excited to share this special interview with Imani Josey, debut author of The Blazing Star and all-around awesome person! From the moment I saw the cover reveal for The Blazing Star, I knew this was going to be a special book. As you’ll see from this interview, I am a bit of…

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  • Indie behind-the-scenes: don’t take advantage

    August 31, 2016

    So, a few weeks ago I talked about not being taken advantage of when hiring freelancers for publishing your book. You shouldn’t need to run a Kickstarter in order to finance your book, and I stand by that. But there’s a flip side to that, too: don’t be so obsessed with getting a deal that you…

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  • Why indie?

    December 14, 2015

    This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for a long while. I’ve thought about it time and again in discussions with other authors, with friends and family, and with readers. It’s about why I decided to go indie for my first YA series, Fourth World—consciously, from the beginning, without even attempting to find…

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