Giving your opinion used to be putting in your two cents worth, but ninety-nine cents worth is where it’s at now. Why 99c? That’s the lowest price Amazon will let me sell my books at, US99c. Free is not for sale, let’s make that clear. I have given away a lot of books. To be… Read More My 99 cents worth
Indie authors, here’s a cardboard cutout mask for your face. It’s okay, it comes with the rule book for how to be an indie author. Just shut up and put it on. This mask will stop you from being seen to be anything but perfect. Plus it will make us all look the same. Shh,… Read More Shh, don’t think too loud
Reviews can be so controversial, and yet there is a not a definitive answer on their validity. Some people never read reviews others swear by them, and some people only read the low ones. I always raise an eyebrow when people say ‘reviews are not for authors’. I always think of movies about Broadway shows… Read More No review for you
Who’s my daddy? Well, I actually stopped calling my father Daddy when I was a child. Same guy, but it’s just ‘Dad’ now. Some adults still call their parents Mummy and Daddy. That’s their upbringing and obviously their choice. I have a husband. He’s not my daddy, he’s my husband. I don’t know… I think… Read More Electra, we need to talk.
Yeah, I’m tired of hawking my wares right now. It happens. Promo is tough. Especially when you’re selling an unpopular concept. I’m not giving up, I’m just a little tired. Selling ice blocks on a hot day – easy. Selling books about real life struggles and crime – hard. Escapism. Do you know what that… Read More Tired of hawking my escape
Simple. Direct. Chaos. Welcome to the Ruthless Beings World, where conversations are important, love has no limitations, and judging people on superficial things will only lead to trouble. I’m here to educate and entertain. That’s my aim. I find people fascinating. They’re complex. What motivates them and why they do the things they do is… Read More Simple. Direct. Chaos.
I’ve seen a few memes around about characters misbehaving, and characters being raised well but defying their author parent. This is true. Characters do take on a life of their own. They behave how they behave because it’s who they are. It takes an open mind to accept this concept. Developing characters has been likened… Read More Having character