Dispelling the Myth that Writing “Must be Hard”

It was lovely to have so many people stop by the table I shared with friend and fellow author, Rod Baker at the Lions Bay Christmas Fair (see photo above) this…

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Reconnect To Your Writing!

I was having tea with a good friend recently and the subject of my writing came up. She is aware that I’m preparing to go back to Tropea, Italy for…

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THE WRITING PROCESS BLOG HOP

Do you ever wonder what really goes on inside writers’ brains? Have you wanted to ask an author what their typical day looks like, or if they’re outliners or “pantsters?” Perhaps you’ve…

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Your Author Platform: Building the Plane While Flying It

The following was first published as a guest post by Karen Dodd on Indies Unlimited From the perspective of a newly published indie author (the glow hasn’t quite worn off…

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DEADLY SWITCH is featured today on the Fussy Librarian!

DEADLY SWITCH is featured today on the Fussy Librarian!

Bewildered by the number of e-books out there? Choose from 40 genres, select content preferences such as the amount of sex and violence, and www.TheFussyLibrarian.com emails you daily deals. I’m…

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I’ve Been a Naughty, Naughty Girl!

No, it’s not at all what you might think (I wish!). Rather, I’m feeling naughty and delinquent because I haven’t come back to my blog to fill you in on…

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The (book) Baby is Almost Birthed!

With so many of you asking, “So how’s the book coming?” I’m beginning to feel like a woman who is still lumbering around at nine and a half months pregnant.…

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Your Author Platform: What’s Your Ripple Effect?

Having recently finished a fabulous lunch at one of our favorite American eateries, PF Chang’s, our delightful server brought us the obligatory fortune cookies. When I cracked mine open it…

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Illuminate Your Blog Posts: Get Read More Often

By Karen Dodd           June 10, 2013  This wasn’t the topic I planned to write about this week but as is so often the case, serendipity chose the subject of today’s…

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Email Lists Rock, But Not At All Costs

By Karen Dodd           May 27, 2013   As a fiction writer, you might wonder why the heck you’d need to have an email list—particularly if you currently have nothing to…

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