The Animal Cover Dilemma Ever since the conception of Animal, I’ve had a vision of the cover. Nothing but the hero’s face, half of it in animal form. The title.…
“I’m so grateful the author decided to publish this “manuscript under the bed”. It is filled with loss, torment, hope, action, and suspense that this reviewer could not put down. Recommend highly!”
I hardly ever get mail from readers, but this came through via my web site and put a smile on my face. It's an entertaining piece to say the least,…
It’s one thing for a publisher to undervalue an author, but it seems to me, it’s quite another for the author to undervalue his/herself and his/her work. Ask anyone who’s tried to write a book. It is not an easy thing. Well, not an easy thing if you want to write a good book.
“What do you do to stay in shape?” “Sex.” “What!” “And lots of it.” Granger smirked at her. “Uh huh.” “You’d be surprised. Lots of lonely housewives here in Liberty. Not to mention the widows and divorcees. Oh, sorry.”
I’ve always believed the writing, the publishing of books, the selling of books, might simply be a tool in God’s arsenal.
“It means, maybe if he got a haircut, wore something besides faded jeans and tee shirts…” trained his dog, found Skid’s leash, didn’t make my heart rate go crazy…
A week later I realize a better title for White Roses in Winter would have been “Shotgun.” Because it’s a modern-day twist on a shotgun wedding. Duh. My cover should at least have a shotgun on it. But it doesn’t.
“The world is not against you. Nor is the world on your side. The world just doesn’t care.” –Thomas Hardy
It's a big investment for 12 people to read one of my books once I get it published. What's the point? I always come back to that. What's the point?