authors

Carina Press Submission Call for FIVE 2016 Romance Anthologies

http://carinapress.com/blog/2016/05/carina-press-submission-call-for-five-2016-romance-anthologies/ Carina Press Submission Call for FIVE 2016 Romance Anthologies Too Taboo: A Forbidden Erotic Romance Anthology We’re seeking dark, erotic thrillers and psychological thrillers; stories of adultery and betrayal; characters with unusual sexual kinks; conflicts involving socially unacceptable pairings (teacher/student, prisoner/parole officer, step-siblings); real unredeemable bad boys and bad girls; tales of forced seduction/capture… Continue reading Carina Press Submission Call for FIVE 2016 Romance Anthologies

authors, writing

Tor/Forge open to manuscript submissions

http://www.authorspublish.com/torforge-open-to-manuscript-submissions/ Tor/Forge publishes science fiction and fantasy books. Run by Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, Tor/Forge is an imprint of Macmillan, one of the big five publishers. Tor is one of the most established science fiction publishers and they have won the Locus Award for best SF publisher 26 years in a row. Some of the… Continue reading Tor/Forge open to manuscript submissions

authors, marketing, writing

Today only: awesome deal from Writer’s Digest.

http://www.writersdigestshop.com/the-successful-self-publishing-premium-collection-1?utm_source=writersdigestshop.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wds-bak-fb-160401- Ooh I want this 🙂 Can't have it, but I really want it 🙂 The Successful Self-Publishing Premium Collection Format: Digital Collection The Successful Self-Publishing Premium Collection There are more options than ever to produce your work and make it available for sale-without assistance or approval from a publisher. New online services can publish… Continue reading Today only: awesome deal from Writer’s Digest.

Advice, My opinion, Randomness, writing

EEEEK!!! I’m interviewed for the first time

Interview: https://jenwintersne.wordpress.com/ Oh geez! Here comes the nerves! I hope I showed enough personality... ooh I hope I didn't forget anything. It was a surprise to be asked. I don't consider myself a "real author" yet. Let's think about that for a second. What makes a "real author"? Did I write a book? Yes.. yes… Continue reading EEEEK!!! I’m interviewed for the first time

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HILARIOUS TYPO…. yes it’s all in caps… because it’s THAT funny!

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152263515296676&set=a.205203826675.138501.166973151675&type=1&theaterI literally laughed til I had tears in my eyes... I have a very active imagination and the mental image was hysterical. I'm all for closeness... but I HAVE to draw the line there... we're on COMPLTELY different planes with this one. I once typed:          She ate a bowel of cereal... No one… Continue reading HILARIOUS TYPO…. yes it’s all in caps… because it’s THAT funny!

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Dear Editor

Dear editor/acquisitions type person letters reading my book:You are driving me insane! The longer you take to reject my manuscript the higher my hopes go... that is cruel!! If you're going to turn me down, please dash my hopes immediately!!If I wait a full 90 days and get a rejection or even worse find out… Continue reading Dear Editor

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Manuscript submission watch day… ?

Manuscript submission watch day... ermma.... this is harder in with a new month.... **thinking** 31 lets see... add the december to january and then carry the February... today is the 45th day? Mom says it took her about 6 weeks to get her rejection letter... sooo I'm back to watching the mail boxes. :S And still nothing...… Continue reading Manuscript submission watch day… ?

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Manuscript submission watch Day 26:

Manuscript submission watch Day 26:Still no word, I wish I knew what part of the process I was in... am I on a slush pile? Did you read the query? Did you read the synopsis? Are you now reading the book?I DUNNO!!!! ARRGGHH!!I'm mentally beating myself up! Are you on the fence? Is there something… Continue reading Manuscript submission watch Day 26:

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Manuscript submission watch day 14:

Still nothing... Maybe I am expecting too much too soon. Having never done this before, I'd think that maybe 2 weeks would be long enough for someone to skim the query letter and description and say: Eh... not interested. On the other hand.... maybe they HAVE read the query and the description and moved on to… Continue reading Manuscript submission watch day 14: