Yes! I am participating in NaNoWriMo again this year. I had an amazing and fun experience last year and at the end of it all I had one of my best received novels 90% complete. If you are a writer in need of a good kick in the pants when it comes to productivity, NaNoWriMo … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Preptacular Announcement!!!!
Poem by Stella Williams
I attended the Pacific Northwest Writer's Association Conference in Seattle this year and this is just a summary of my takeaways from the first day of the event. View this post on Instagram It is far too early but since I didn't want to drive I am up before 4am 😅 PNWA Conference here I … Continue reading PNWA Conference Day 1
I know what you are thinking, summer isn't quite over yet. Still now is the time to reflect on the goals I set out to accomplish this summer and see what still needs a mad dash to get accomplished. If you follow the Serpentine Creative Channel on YouTube you have probably seen my videos about … Continue reading Serpentine Summer|Wrap Up
Congratulations to Our Winners! zekainhuman and elainabakernovels A very big thanks to everyone who participated in the Bookstore Romance Day Giveaway! Winners will receive an email with instructions on how to claim their prize. Peace, Love, and Happy Reading! Stella Williams
Today's post is not only informative but a bit of a rant about the rampant false marketing of books in today's market. One of the first steps in marketing your books is to determine your genre and target audience. Take a good look at your novel and ask yourself these questions. I will be answering … Continue reading Know Your Audience!
I have chosen the novel I want to turn into an audiobook! So, what now? Do I jump right in and start recording? I think not. Now is the time for me to start researching. Much like writing a novel, in order to avoid copious amounts of time editing and fixing past mistakes, you need … Continue reading Stereo Goals: Research
If you are a long-time follower of this blog you might remember my first attempt at a DIY audiobook. While I had an awesome weekend hanging out with my dad and cringing through my sex scenes, all in all my efforts didn’t make the cut. Xander’s Claim has yet to make its audiobook debut and … Continue reading Stereo Goals Redux
https://youtu.be/4eR0IRWjctM In today's political climate it is almost impossible to keep politics away from your author brand. I say screw being neutral. Art is supposed to stir the emotions, convey the authors world view. It doesn't matter if you write non-fiction or fiction, romance or horror; at the end of the day your political and … Continue reading Real Talk|Author Politico
It's a new month full of new and exciting adventures! Check out the video below to see what I've been up to over the holiday! https://youtu.be/AbMEnpd-1Qc