An Interview with Debut Indie Author Jason VanHorn

Hello, friends! I'm so excited today to share my interview with Jason VanHorn, an indie author who recently released his debut novel Alabaster Dangermond and the Serpent's Blade through Goldenwood Press. For anyone who missed my last blog post, you can read all about Goldenwood Press, our new imprint, here. It probably won't take long to figure … Continue reading An Interview with Debut Indie Author Jason VanHorn

The Three W’s of Creating Your Own Publishing Imprint

Hello, friends! I'm so excited to be able to share with you something that's been in the works in my household for the past several months--my husband (also a writer) and I have decided to launch our own publishing imprint, Goldenwood Press, LLC. Today I want to walk you through the whys and hows of … Continue reading The Three W’s of Creating Your Own Publishing Imprint

Author Platforms, Pen Names, and Writing in Multiple Genres

As many of you might know about me, I not only love reading many different kinds of stories, I enjoy writing in more than one genre too. But this kind of variety (indecision?) can be a double-edged sword--while fun, it makes selling and marketing your books a lot more tricky. The tried and true plan … Continue reading Author Platforms, Pen Names, and Writing in Multiple Genres

You Can Break the Rules If You’re Victor Hugo

Hello, friends! Some of you might recall that I read The Brothers Karamazov last year with a book club (homeschool moms are way too ambitious, sometimes). This year we've decided to up the ante--apparently 800 pages wasn't long enough---so now we're reading Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, which checks in at a whopping 1460 pages for the … Continue reading You Can Break the Rules If You’re Victor Hugo

Prologue Pros and Cons: A Guest Post by Meghan Tomlinson

Merry Christmas, dear readers and writers! It's hard to believe, but we're almost to 2018. For my last post of 2017, I'm delighted to share with you a guest post written by Meghan Tomlinson, a fellow writer I met on Twitter earlier this year. Meghan writes NA Fantasy and will hopefully be sending her debut … Continue reading Prologue Pros and Cons: A Guest Post by Meghan Tomlinson

An Interview with Indie Author Allison Maruska

Hello, friends! I'm so excited today to share my recent interview with successful indie author Allison Maruska. Allison writes YA urban fantasy and adult mystery/ suspense stories. Her debut novel, The Fourth Descendent, has been on Amazon bestseller lists since shortly after its release in February of 2015. Since then she has released a YA … Continue reading An Interview with Indie Author Allison Maruska