As an indie author, having an editor can, perhaps, help you avoid some of the problems I’ve encountered…but then I wouldn’t have had the joy of writing this post!
Before indie publishing, we authors had to go through the “gatekeepers” to get published—either by appealing to an editor him or herself or to snag an agent and have them do the pitching for us. We were at the mercy … Continued
So the folks running the show for the April 2016 Blogging from A to Z Challenge asked us to write one final post reflecting on our experiences. I’d written a little bit in two previous posts but decided to gather … Continued
I’m writing this as a follow up to last month’s A-to-Z Blog Challenge. About a week ago (on Sunday!), I knew I needed to knock out the blurb for the Codie Snow story (Once Around the Block) that I’ll be … Continued
For the A-to-Z April Blogging Challenge, I’m writing a story, aiming for 1000 words a day (every day except Sundays). Continuing today with the next part of the story about the character Codie Snow. New to this series of posts? … Continued
Jade answers interview and reader questions on Sundays. About how long does it take you to take for you to complete a novel from concept to completion? Depends on the book. One book took me over five years to get … Continued
Jade answers interview and reader questions on Sundays. Do you have any hobbies? Reading. MUSIC is a huge hobby for me. I used to have lots of other interests, but between work, kids, and writing, I don’t have much time … Continued
I am and will always be proud to be an indie author. Long before Amazon “opened the gates,” I struggled with the process of seeking traditional publication. Some of you have heard it from me before, how I was able … Continued