A Very Austen Christmas · Book Love

Our A Very Austen Christmas is an MAE Favorite!

Our Christmas anthology -- a volume we smilingly dubbed "the book that friendship built" -- has surprised us yet again. A Very Austen Christmas is honored as one of Janet Taylor's favorite reads for 2017.  Reviewers are how we readers discover the best new books in a genre. These lists are golden. Do stop by… Continue reading Our A Very Austen Christmas is an MAE Favorite!

35-Day Author Blog Challenge 2015 · Author Business · Book Love · Book Promotion · Looking Ahead · Think like a businessman

Day 29: From California to the New York island

Along the indie publishing road, it's tempting to think that I must go it alone. The wheat fields are waving, the dust clouds are rolling--and I am traveling that lonesome highway on my own. After all, I make the decisions, hire the services, and set the deadlines.  Daunting, yes. But I've discovered that I kind… Continue reading Day 29: From California to the New York island

35-Day Author Blog Challenge 2015 · Author Business · Book Love · Book Production Stuff · Robert A Heinlein · The Writing Life · Think like a businessman

Day 25: Specialization is for insects

What Robert A. Heinlein said: "A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch… Continue reading Day 25: Specialization is for insects

35-Day Author Blog Challenge 2015 · Author Interview · Book Love · Robin Helm · The Inside Story

Day 19: Meet Robin Helm, bibliophile

That's what today's prompt asks for: a "true bibliophile." I didn't have to go far to find one because my blogging pal fits the bill nicely. In Robin Helm's own words, here is how an avid reader comes to be. <><><> Reading has fascinated me since I was old enough to understand words. I am the… Continue reading Day 19: Meet Robin Helm, bibliophile