Digital Journal: First year anniversary Fiction Frenzy TV

Birthday Dance for the first anniversary of Fiction Frenzy TV The first year anniversary of my show Fiction Frenzy TV was a hoot. I had such a blast making videos with my Fiction Frenzy TV team, fans, authors and friends to celebrate our birthday episode and to mark the start of Season 2. I was overwhelmed by everyone's enthusiasm and support. Really, it is beyond words for me to describe how … [Read more...]

Book Doula – a writer’s confession

a book doula - confession: how my developmental editor journeyed with me through the writing process I can't believe how time has sped past us. It seems like yesterday when I was scribbling away a storyline for the Among Us Trilogy. I can even remember how nervous I was to ask Josefina if she'd even consider being my developmental editor. She's a hard sell, if you know what I mean. But my … [Read more...]

Tweet Reach – interesting tool for authors

Have you ever wondered how far your tweet reached? Here's an interesting tool by TweetReach. TweetReach measures the twitter campaign so tweeters can see the results of their tweet. Try it out for yourself by going to: http://tweetreach.com/ … [Read more...]

Who says I can’t be the next Amanda Hocking?

I've read about four different self published author blogs where the general advice is... If you are self-publishing, don't think you are going to be like Amanda Hocking. Amanda Hocking, if you don't know, is a self published author who sold over 1 million copies of her Kindle books. You can read more about Amanda by clicking here. Sorry, but I'm not going to take that advice. If you do your … [Read more...]

Reading: Climbing Mountains by Osman Gulum

It's a long weekend for us Canadians. It is sunny and warm and I have a few hours to myself. I'm going to continue reading a lovely novel by Osman Gulum called Climbing Mountains. The story is about Osman's life journey from a very small village in Turkey to the cosmopolitan Istanbul and finally to the UK.  The story reminds me a bit of my own novel Almost a Turkish Soap Opera, where the main … [Read more...]

Good read: Tendrils of Life by Owen Choi

I read Tendrils of Life by Owen Choi and was very touched by the story. Tendrils of Life takes you through the turmoil of war in Korea at the end of World War II and the Pacific War with the surrender of the Empire of Japan. Choi writes a detailed narrative of the plight of the Korean people during the time-frame when their beloved country is torn in two by outside forces. He weaves the historical … [Read more...]

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