Reviews are very important to indie authors. In many ways, they’re more important than sales. While I’m hardly getting rich off of my novels, the reviews I’ve received on Amazon and Goodreads represent a small fraction of my sales. As of this blog post, my first novel, Not Famous, has only 119 ratings on Goodreads,Continue reading “1-Star Reviews of My Favorite Novels”
By accident, I discovered a writing app pitched as the best alternative to Scrivener called LivingWriter. I’ve been using Scrivener for a while now, and after being initially overwhelmed by all its features, I found myself liking the aspects of the software that I chose to use. That said, its interface is dated, and switchingContinue reading “I Tried LivingWriter… Will it Replace Scrivener?”
Okay, well, 2020 was an interesting year. Soon after the release of my second novel, Not Dressed, there was a global pandemic, and many of us went in lockdown. While this sounds like prime opportunity to do a lot of writing, in reality, it took me a long time to get “in the zone.” Eventually,Continue reading “‘Not Awkward’ is coming on August 24!”
Two years ago today, my first novel, Not Famous, was published. It’s hard to even think about it as a two-year-old novel when it actually took more than seven years to complete from first inception to publication. But, yes, it has been two years since Not Famous was made available to the public. The tremendousContinue reading “Not Famous… Two Years Later”
Okay, well, it’s been a while since I’ve added anything to this blog, so I’ve decided it’s time for an update. The biggest thing going on right now is that I am working on my third novel. I planned to start it not long after Not Dressed was released, but I needed time to thinkContinue reading “Working on Novel #3”
After finishing my first novel, Not Famous, it was difficult to get my head out of the world I’d just created, and it was sad to leave those characters. I used to say that I could have made the novel twice or three times a large because of how much I wanted to explore thoseContinue reading “Sequels aren’t my thing, but…”
One year ago today, my first novel, Not Famous, was published. It was the end of a seven-year journey from its original conception. Prior to this, writing a novel was always something I thought about doing but never expected to. Forget all the stuff about publishing is a tough business and it being difficult toContinue reading “Not Famous… A Year Later”
My new, updated ranking!
Here’s how things are going one month after publication…
Tropper was a big influence on me, here’s how I rank his novels.