Today I am thrilled to be continuing my interview with Tonya Kappes, prolific indie author and fellow University of Kentucky alumnus. She’s the author of eight novels and co-author of Tricked Out Toolbox, a book on marketing for authors. Her ninth novel, A Charming Crime, launches this week! You can buy A Charming Crime at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Tonya … Continue reading
About a month ago, I had a relapse of the terrible back pain that had plagued me for twelve years. Long story short, after an MRI and several doctor visits, I’ve learned that the disk I had surgery on last year is bulging once again. What we don’t know is if this was caused by … Continue reading
For the last two weeks, I’ve been engrossed—obsessed may be a better word—in completing my entry for the 168 Film Project. The story of how it got made is filled with as much drama as the movie itself. First, the backstory. I first became enamored with the 168 Project during my visit to Los Angeles … Continue reading
For about ten years, I pursued writing with a zeal. But being a Christian, and being involved in a charismatic church where reality wasn’t always as valued as perception, I started feeling like I should be writing Christian fiction. Now, I know Christian fiction gets banged on for being sub-par, much like Christian music. It’s … Continue reading
It’s a balmy night in Texas, one of those nights that’s so hot the falling rain evaporates on your clothes. Bugs congregate around any light they can find. A football team, embittered and disgraced, stands on a neglected field in front of a bonfire. Their coach, just one disastrous game in to his fourth job in three … Continue reading
So, DRIVING TO BELAIR has officially been live on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords for one month as of today. And it’s gotten three terrific reviews so far. Since I don’t really have anything else to blog about at the moment, I thought I’d share those reviews and my thoughts on each of them.
Four weeks ago, I uploaded DRIVING TO BELAIR to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords. So, I thought it would be fun to talk about the last four weeks and everything that’s happened since I clicked publish. The numbers are real, though the presentation is not quite linear.
Yesterday, I told the story of a KindleBoards author who was chastened by Amazon for errors in his book that weren’t really errors. Today comes even more news, this time through the blogasphere, from author D.D. Scott, whose novel LIP GLOCK has been climbing the Kindle charts. The story is much the same as yesterday’s. … Continue reading