Whenever I’m invited on a blog for an Author Q & A, one question invariably pops up: “Where do the ideas for your novels come from?” The simple answer is, “they come from within.”   For me, within is the quiet, contemplative place of my mind. It is when I am silent—not engaging in conversation,…

Read More

Searching for rocket fuel to launch your book? Great reviews can shoot your masterpiece right up the Amazon lists.  Potential buyers demand an unbiased critique of a book’s merits to simplify the task of finding the next great read. Most expect to find at least ten glowing reviews on a book’s product page before they’ll…

Read More

Tell the truth: After indie publishing your book, did you rush to Goodreads and attempt to “friend” dozens of authors and attract hundreds of new followers in a misguided belief the effort would ignite book sales? No doubt many of those authors who ignored your friend request wish you nothing but good fortune—they’re simply too…

Read More