Photo Credit: Truman Capote in 1980 a few years before his death, when all of his society friends had forsaken him for his poetic license in Answered Prayers. Photo taken by Jack Mitchell, 1980: Nesnad/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY SA 4.0 “‘The artist is a dangerous person because he’s out of control… He’s controlled only by his art.’” (Truman … Continue reading Poetic License
My first round on KDP Select for Gnarled Bones and Other Stories will end on April 13 and I’m excited to announce that I’ll be going wide after that. That means my book will be available through other channels besides Amazon, such as iBooks, Barnes&Noble, and Kobo. But before that happens, I’ll be offering Gnarled … Continue reading 1-Day Free Promo for Gnarled Bones and Other Stories
Enter the April Social Media Giveaway for your chance to win 1 of 26 prizes!! The Giveaway will run April 10, 2017 to April 20, 2017. Prizes include: (1) $160 Amazon Gift Card (1) Signed Paperback (Open International) (24) Kindle Ebooks Entries include: - Following authors on social media (Twitter, BookBub, Instagram, Goodreads, YouTube and … Continue reading April Social Media Giveaway!
Photo Credit: Suffragette procession, 1911, uploaded November 10, 205 by LSE Library: LSE Library/Flickr/No known copyright restrictions Photo Credit: An environmental protest painting. The painting takes the famous picture of Grant Wood’s American Gothic (symbolic of the rural farmer) and gives it a background of the giant gas companies abuse of the environment to … Continue reading Artistic Statements
Here’s a chance to win some great prizes! C. L. Cannon is hosting a sweepstakes for spring with a number of participating authors (including yours truly 😉 ). The prizes up for grabs are as follows: Grand Prize: $100 Amazon gift card First Runner Up: 6” Kindle Fire Tablet Second Runner Up: Ebook library of … Continue reading Spring Super Subs Sweepstakes!
Photo Credit: Created January 20, 2015 and uploaded January 21, 2015 by Ramdlon: Ramdlon/Pixabay/CC0 1.0 “There is no way to become qualified in this profession. We’re on our own.” (Gaughan, par. 15) I remember a story that my brother told me once about one of his trips to Mexico. He’s always been interested in art … Continue reading Writing is a Real Job!
We can greet the spring with the April Newsletter Giveaway. The prize that’s up for grabs is a nice big one: $185 Amazon gift card The giveaway will run from April 1, 2017 to April 10, 2017 and is hosted by Prisca’s Promo Group. To enter, go here. #AprilNewsletterGiveaway #185AmazonGC #OneEasyEntry #SubscribeToAllAuthorsNewsletters
Here’s the March post for the Author Dream Series where guest authors talk about their writing dreams. Please welcome author Lulu Sylvian! My dreams of being an author are tiny, minuscule. The reason: I can focus on the small. If I look up I get dizzy from all the possibilities. Apparently, I have always been … Continue reading Author Dream Series: Lulu Sylvian
***This post is part of The Second Annual Bette Davis Blogathon, hosted by Crystal of In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.*** ***Some spoilers below*** As most of my readers know, I love classic films and even though this blog is focused on writing, creativity, and dreams, I can’t resist participating now and … Continue reading Career vs. Family in All About Eve and The Star
Here’s a different kind of giveaway. We’ve got a lot of great Facebook posts that need sharing (including mine about my current Gnarled Bones and Other Stories giveaway) and just by clicking on “share”, you could win some great prizes, including: $160 Amazon gift card 1 of 24 ebooks 2 $5 Amazon gift cards 5 … Continue reading Facebook Post Sharing Giveaway!