Guest Post: Writing With Humor by Carl Schmidt

Guest Post: Writing With Humor by Carl Schmidt
Writing With Humor by Carl Schmidt   I’ve been sitting at my word processor for nearly an hour, alternately squirming in my chair, rubbing the back of my neck and watching the clock, hoping that somehow, some way, the Great God of Mirth will sidle up and whisper to me the secret of writing with ...

Guest Post: Andrew Joyce 1

Guest Post: Andrew Joyce
My name is Andrew Joyce and I write books for a living. I would like to thank The Empress DJ for allowing me to be here today to promote my latest, Yellow Hair, which documents the injustices done to the Sioux Nation from their first treaty with the United States in 1805 through Wounded Knee ...

Guest Post: An Amazon Kindle Scout Experience with My Novel, Marble Creek by Karen Charbonneau

Guest Post: An Amazon Kindle Scout Experience with My Novel, Marble Creek by Karen Charbonneau
An Amazon Kindle Scout Experience with My Novel, Marble Creek I thought being a trial lawyer was stressful, but compared to submitting my novel Marble Creek to Amazon’s Kindle Scout in the hope of obtaining a Kindle Press eBook contract, I was a well-prepared actor on a courtroom stage. Practicing law wasn’t personal, but this ...

Guest Post: Designing Your Own Book Cover: How to Select The Right Image

Guest Post: Designing Your Own Book Cover: How to Select The Right Image
Designing Your Own Book Cover: How to Select The Right Image In Elements of a Book Cover that Sells, I talk about creating a cover that speaks directly to your audience by using the idea of a Single Story. In the following post, I expand on this idea by giving helpful tips on finding the ...

Guest Post: RESOLUTION – Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure by Andrew Joyce 1

Guest Post:  RESOLUTION - Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure by Andrew Joyce
RESOLUTION Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure by Andrew Joyce Amazon Goodreads B&N Smashwords iTunes Kobo   My name is Andrew Joyce and I write books for a living. The Empress has been kind enough to allow me a little space on her blog to promote my new novel RESOLUTION: Huck Finn’s Greatest Adventure. I think it’s ...

Spotlight: Clare James The Music Behind Played

Spotlight: Clare James The Music Behind Played
    The Music Behind PLAYED… By Clare James   So, I have a confession. Up until about three years ago, I was not into country music. At all. The horror! I’ve always loved folk music, indie, and blues, but country didn’t do much for me. Until I realized that many of my favorite indie ...

Guest Post: Andrew Joyce, Author 3

Guest Post:  Andrew Joyce, Author
My name is Andrew Joyce, and I write books for a living. The lovely Empress DJ has been kind enough to allow me a little space on her blog to promote my new book, MOLLY LEE. The story is a female-driven account of a young naive girl’s journey into an independent, strong woman and all ...

Release Day: Hard Glamour by Maggie Marr [++Guest Post and Giveaway] 6

Release Day: Hard Glamour by Maggie Marr [++Guest Post and Giveaway]
Title: Hard Glamour Series: Glamour #1 Author: Maggie Marr Release Date: January 14, 2014 Genre: NA Contemporary A promise to keep… Honoring her mother’s last wish, Lane Channing vows to follow her dreams. She takes the ‘big risk’ and leaves her small Kansas town behind and heads to LA, the city of dreams. She’s got ...

Guest Post: Mona Rodriguez

Guest Post: Mona Rodriguez
This is a guest post written by Mona Rodriguez, co-author of the Forty Years in a Day. You can find out more about her books, her writing, and a whole lot more on her twitter. Tapping Into Wisdom           One of the first objectives on my quest to write a book ...

Guest Post: Getting To Know P.M. Terrell

Guest Post: Getting To Know P.M. Terrell
This is a guest post written by P.M. Terrell, author of the Black Swamp Mysteries series. You can find out more about her books, her writing, and a whole lot more on this website. Strange Things About Yourself That You Never Thought You’d Tell Anybody I’ve always thought of myself as unique, which hasn’t always been ...