Glamorous Work

Sometimes the life of an author is glamorous. People trying to get selfies with you. Demanding autographs. Movie studios calling with multi-million dollar deals. All of which I’ve experienced day-in and day-out for years now. Some of that might be exaggeration. Ah, but not everything is always so glamorous. Thursday morning my wife and IContinue reading “Glamorous Work”

I was a comic con booth babe.

And lo, I did enter the world of the con, and verily, it did assault my senses with much tumult and wonder. Last weekend I got to sell books under the tutelage of my friend Lydia Sherrer. She writes the wonderful Love, Lies, & Hocus Pocus books. I highly recommend them. Lydia and her husbandContinue reading “I was a comic con booth babe.”

Attending Cons for Fun and Profit

Time to start a new adventure. This weekend I’m attending a con. I’ll be there among the cosplayers and conventioneers, finding my way among the tables, hunting for books and writers and artists I want to support. The con will challenge me. I’m an introvert, and large groups of people rarely appeal to me. TheyContinue reading “Attending Cons for Fun and Profit”

It Takes More than Writing to be a Good Author

I’d like to just write. Ideally, I’d type up masterpiece after masterpiece, and once each was done, I’d send them off to a magical publisher who’d pay me a slightly-better-than living wage. This fantastical publisher would never bother me for blog tours or interviews. I wouldn’t need to worry about marketing of any kind. I’dContinue reading “It Takes More than Writing to be a Good Author”