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Talking ISBNs! The Book Coding System

Today, we’re talking about ISBNs. And that is the tiny number on the bar code of your book. Now digital books also have ISBNs. And if they’re on Amazon, they have ASINs, and Barnes & Noble also has their own coding system. But ISBN is the universal...

Doing what’s best for you & your career. Happy Holidays!

For all those celebrating today, Merry Christmas! Since it’s a holiday, I thought I’d talk about scheduling. Now, of course, indie authors work all hours, all days. There’s no right or wrong schedule; just what works best for you. Traditionally...

Singing that procrastination song!

Like any good author, I procrastinate. And now it’s Christmas Eve Day… and I need to finish wrapping. But since I’m also an author, I’m an organizer. I have an Excel spreadsheet of all the gifts, their cost so I can stay on budget, and whether...

The Money Side of Book Publishing

Today it’s the publishing side! I’m a co-owner of City Owl Press, which is a small indie publisher. And it’s time for the money! Showed the software in my video, which is Easy Royalties. But contrary to it’s name… it’s not easy. So...

What is in a character name?

Welcome to Day 1 of 365 Days Behind the Scenes of my Author Journey. Today, it’s about character names. This is the inspiration pic for my heroine. And these are the inspiration pics for my hero. It’s a little complicated because you know, alien, and also copper skin,...