With all of my re-recording finished it was finally time to export my audio files! It was a very exciting moment but still a tedious one. Part of working with my father is that he loves to teach as he goes. That meant while I would much rather be catching up on some market research … Continue reading Stereo Goals Day 6
In the beginning, when I gave myself two weeks to record my audio book I hadn’t given a thought to the long editing and publication process. I thought it would take the whole two weeks to finish getting one recording from the beginning to the end of my book. However, since Day 4 was so … Continue reading Stereo Goals Day 5
I stepped into the studio ready to go. I’d warmed up my vocal chords beforehand by singing while getting ready and was able to do most of my narration with only one or two repetitions of each paragraph. My deadline was still a heavy weight on my shoulder but not because I wasn’t sure I … Continue reading Stereo Goals Day 4
The first thing I needed to decide was how to produce my audio book. As I mentioned in my previous post, a professional producer and voice actor are pretty expensive. It’s one of the major factors in the high cost of audiobooks in comparison to their print and digital counterparts. Narrating my own work cuts … Continue reading Stereo Goals- Day One
The Maura's Men Series continues... Claude's Conquest Now available on Amazon in Print and eBook!!!!! After escaping the clutches of the evil Vampiress Maura, three friends struggle with the past in finding a new way of life and love... Claude is nobody's hero, yet he finds himself saving yet another damsel in distress. He should … Continue reading New Book!
Shark Week is officially over and that means it's time for me to get back to work. If only my brain would get on board. All my current story ideas are totally stuck in Shark territory. Sexy marine biologists in dangerously fishy situations here I come. I probably won't be writing these to publish but … Continue reading Shark Week Blues
Yes! I did it! I finished my first draft of Claude's Conquest: Maura's Men Book Two!!!! I'm so excited I'm doing a little dance as I type! It's the weekend so I'm going to enjoy this writers high a bit longer before the reality of the editing process sets in. I also have a … Continue reading Because I’m Happyyyyyyy!!!!!
https://twitter.com/StellaLove4life/status/465970458941075456 Ever had that one chapter that was crucial to your plot line but you just couldn't find the perfect place to put it? That's my latest dilemma as a novice writer. There are about four different places I could put it but they all are somehow off. Putting it at the beginning makes other … Continue reading Feng Shui or Forget About It???
I write romance, and although not all romance involves sex scenes, a fair amount do. One thing that has always bothered me is the overuse, and sometimes misuse, of the word "wet" when describing female arousal. I know this isn't elementary but let's first define the word "wet". According to dictionary.com (which is where I … Continue reading Wet