Ideas on how to appease your Muse when time is getting away from you.
Carol at home, at the olive farm, in the gardenHaving parked the car, in Tourrettes sur Loup, I grabbed my multi-coloured handbag and huge sunglasses. Carol Drinkwater had spotted the frantic tourist trying to manoeuvre the oversized BMW, and waved at me from the other side of the road. She was dressed in jeans and… via… Continue reading Post Share: A Day in Provence with Carol Drinkwater — Books in my Handbag Blog
Welcome to Friday’s author update and a catch up on news for the talented authors in the bookstore. The first author whose memoir Twenty Years: After “I Do” is receiving rave reviews is D.G. Kaye. About Twenty Years: After “I Do”. May/December memoirs. In this personal accounting, D.G. Kaye shares the insights and wisdom she […]… Continue reading Post Share: Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update
As part of The Hot Sheet email newsletter for authors (which I write and publish in collaboration with Porter Anderson), I regularly round up and comment on book marketing advice that writers are talking about. Here’s a list of what sparked discussion in 2017. Better book packaging and descriptions Five ways a book cover can… via… Continue reading Post share: Best Book Marketing Advice for Authors: The Best of 2017 — Jane Friedman
See Zilla's guest post on Author Jewel E. Leonard's blog! And watch out for her new release "Alight" coming soon!
Short stories are creatively satisfying, but they can also bring multiple streams of income through different intellectual property licensing options. In today's show, award-winning short story writer, Douglas Smith, explains how you can make money writing short fiction. In the introduction, I talk about the implications of Disney buying the intellectual property assets of 21st… via… Continue reading How To Make More Money Writing Short Fiction – Blog Post by: The Creative Penn
Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life: Welcome to the next Christmas Book Fair and today three authors showcasing their books and reviews. Whether you would like to buy the books for yourself for Christmas, or buy for family and friends, there is something in the bookstore for any age group.… via… Continue reading Christmas Book Fair
Welcome to the new series of New Author on the Shelves for Christmas. This feature is for authors who are new to the Cafe and would like to share their books published before November 1st 2017. If you have a new book released since then we can feature that in one of the other Christmas […]… Continue reading Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore -New Author on the Shelves for Christmas – Sea of Dreams: The Power of Four (Volume 1) by D.A. Henneman — Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life
Or do they? For the past few weeks, I have been beating myself up over the fact that I haven't written anything new in my work in progress (WIP). What I realized tonight, after drafting a blog post of over 1,000 words, is that it isn't about what I am producing that counts...it is that… Continue reading Writer’s write…
While listening to the Sell More Books Show podcast the other day (I believe it was Episode #182), something one of the hosts said struck a cord. They were discussing life distractions, such as social media, and how at times they needed to tune it out in order to complete their projects. The discussion interested me,… Continue reading How bad do you want it?