Star Child

One Book at a Time

Selling your own book can be a full time job. Nowadays, this seems to be true for authors no matter who your publisher is..unless of course you are already a celebrity with a six figure advance. I have also noticed that it doesn’t leave much time for actual writing.   I spend my days researching reviewers and bloggers, updating social media, scheduling radio or book…

Turkey Rings- Another Adventure in Publishing

My publisher and editor, Jan Pogue posted this funny sneak preview of Star Child in her Vineyard Stories site. I got a real chuckle out of it and began musing about whether the "turkey rings", which looked like body piercings on the book jacket, should also have jewels on them.  Jan, as you can see from her writing is a very resourceful member of the team.  Enjoy... I want t…

Birthing a Book

                             Several months ago I wrote a blog about pressing the "send" button on my manuscript for "Children of the Stars". That seems like lifetimes ago. Almost nothing has captured my attention or focus but the work of finishing this book. I am almost there.The proofs will be back in a week or s…