Be a participator, not a bystander. We are not just a bunch of people living in isolation … we are a community of readers and writers.

I read this article on Huffpost today titled: “Readers Don’t Owe Authors Shit” (link at the bottom of this post). It made me very sad. So much anger and spite from a reader towards indie authors who ask for reviews from readers and indie booksellers asking for readers to come buy books from them, to […]

Every Review Counts

I noticed that the majority of my readers who read all of my books will leave reviews on just one or two of them, and I really wish that wasn’t the case. I wish they’d leave reviews for all of the books they’ve read, whether they’re mine or someone else’s. I risk sounding ungrateful in […]

2013 New Year’s Resolutions

I never stick to my non-writer resolutions.  But this year … this year will be DIFFERENT!  However, just in case, I’ll stick to my writer resolutions for this blog post, because they have a LOT better chance of being accomplished. Here are my writer goals for 2013 Finish the Desperate Measures series (pen name Kat […]

For the would-be writers out there…

The reason I’m putting this post up is because I get a lot of emails and messages asking me for advice on writing and self-publishing.  For those would-be writers out there, here’s some stuff I thought you might find interesting: I read an article written by an agent, its distinct tone being: “Writers need agents, […]