At this present time, I don't consider myself an "active Indie Author". To clarify any confusion, let me explain. Yes, I do have two books out in the world. Yes, you can find them on Amazon. Yes, you can purchase them on Amazon. Please do. Sometimes, you may have the vampire novel, due to KDP … Continue reading Can you afford to be an Indie Author?
On Twitter, I discovered this hashtag: #MSWL. For those of you who don't know, it stands for Manuscript Wish List. There's even a website dedicated to this where agents and editors can share with writers what kind of manuscripts they specifically want in their inboxes! Groovy, baby. Just groovy. As a writer, I've always had … Continue reading How Million Yen Women Inspired My Revised Author Wish List!
I noticed the title of this article on another author's news feed and I wondered why Manchester is an "Indie author hotspot". I considered the title could possibly be clickbait and ignored my curiosity. But I don't think that any longer. There must be some connection. Why? Because now Amazon.co.uk is launching a … Continue reading Why is Manchester an “Indie Author Hotspot” ?
According to Mr. Wikipedia, "'Had I but known' is a form of foreshadowing that hints at some looming disaster in which the main character laments his or her course of action that came before some other series of unfortunate events or actions and classically, the narrator never makes explicit the nature of the mistake until both the narrator … Continue reading Had I But Known . . . Or, You Wrote it, Now Sell It!
M.L. Desir’s Wednesday Down and Dirty Tip: Social Media The days of authors languishing away behind their keyboard, clack-clack-clacking away on their latest story or poem are what one could call the good, old days. Of course, in those good, old days you could end up like Edgar Allan Poe – wandering the streets of … Continue reading March Media Madness: Down and Dirty