Case in point. When I set up the Far Orbit Giveaway, I blithely clicked on the "Over 18" box, not realizing what the consequences would be. Clicking that box meant that Goodreads asked everyone to enter th... Read more of this blog post »
If you’ve been reading about writing techniques, you probably read a lot about “critique groups” and “writing groups”, but if you’ve never been a part of one, it might feel a bit mysterious. What are they all about? Should you be looking for one? Which kind?
First of all, let me explain the differ...Read more of this blog post »
Please share your thoughts and comments. I'd love to hear other stories and experiences of self-publishing.
And readers, do you find a significant difference between traditional and Indi... Read more of this blog post »
I want to give you something for FREE today. Below are 25 redemption codes. These codes will allow you to listen to my short story, The Concierge, through Amazon Audible. Yes, the listening version!
6. 8AE... Read more of this blog post »
Her bedroom door barred with slow-witted steel
Her bed was made from needles of blame; constantly reminding her to be ashamed
The dumb society did not want her in their land
She was under their incessant attacks
Their hideous minds saw her as a threat
She w... Read more of this blog post »
nasties and their stupid comments. They're inevitable. They will come, one way or another. The damage has been done. The torpedo launched and struck. Are you sinking? Far from it, if you don't let it. It's all up to y... Read more of this blog post »
I simply had to share this!
I took this picture from my home town shore front this evening about an hour ago. Why? Because it was especially gorgeous!!! Also, it reminded me of a day not so long ago when I sat on the promenade with my costa coffee and the opening chapter of The Calling came into... Read more of this blog post »
So I'll try to keep this blog current at least, and for more than just promotion. With the... Read more of this blog post »
Heroin addiction became national and international news following the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. For a week or so the dialogue expanded from Mr. Hoffman’s death to an epidemic of heroin addiction in rural, suburban and urban America. I was relieved that addiction and the fiercely hard work...Read more of this blog post »
You may look at this number and think, "There is no way I could EVER do something like that." Sure you can! I won't say it wasn't hard. I will say that if you stick to the plan, you can do it too!
Wait...there's a plan?
Of course there's a plan! I started... Read more of this blog post »
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Everyone has a phobia. Some are afraid of heights while others are afraid of the dark. Many are afraid of snakes and spiders and for some it’s the boogie man. But one thing that we all share in common is our dreams. Can you control them?
Dreams have a way of seeking out your deepest... Read more of this blog post »
B. O... Read more of this blog post »
http://blog.smithandsteffens.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Marching-To-Belfast-60.mp3Today I’m sharing the story of how I came to have the Gift of Gab.
Some activities are designed for everyone, but not all. I’ve come across a few that fit into the “not” category. My husband describes me as, “bui...Read more of this blog post »
Black Tuesday is done and dusted and now available in e-book and paperback formats.
What Good is Evil has been started. It's great starting with a clean slate once more and looking forward to watching... Read more of this blog post »
Join the Facebook party!
You won't want to miss it!
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Well first off all let me just take a second to act like this.
and like this
last one I swear
Ok, I am done I pinky swear!!
So lets move on to my H U G E news, well it’s official I am now a Goodreads author haha yup somebody upgraded her account a official author account meeeeee!!!! That means thi...Read more of this blog post »
Chapter Two: Sharniece Brown
Sharniece had just finished dropping her five-year-old daughter, Shantae, and four-year-old, Alizé, off at the Jordan Park Head Start Center. Two-year-old, Courvoisier, was... Read more of this blog post »
It must be difficult for professional athletes to transition to a second career. They’re young men, in their prime everywhere except the playing field, but they don’t all find another dream that means as much to them as the one they achieved so young. Fortunately, Jack, Sam, and Kenny...Read more of this blog post »