Posts by: martin

May
2016
22

Writing, with assistance from the Rock and Roll Warriors

My writing mentor, Ed Griffin would tell me there’s no such thing as writer’s block. He’d say that writing is work just like everything else and it requires sitting down and hammering out the words until they make sense. Even if it’s gibberish put it on paper because you never know where it may lead. Ed was right but sometimes…

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Mar
2016
26

Indy Authors Success Stories–
2016 Edition of my Self-Publishing Guidebook

The 2016 edition of my self-publishing guidebook, How I Sold 30,000 eBooks on Amazon’s Kindle, is now live and available as an e-book for Kindle, or in print. This is the book that I update every twelve to eighteen months. The new content includes current promotion sites that my colleagues and I have found to be effective as well as…

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Dec
2015
24

The 12th Blog of Christmas
Every Light on Every Street

Last year on the night after Christmas, even though it had been an exceptionally busy day, I drove a car-load of family members around the streets of our town. For two and a half hours we drove up and down roads searching out the brightest, most illuminating lights on people’s houses and lawns. My eighty-six year old passenger in the…

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Dec
2015
23

On The 11th Blog Of Christmas Cate Pedersen Blogged about her Christmas Mystery Man

Cate Pedersen is a freelance writer, editor and social media manager. She recently published her first novel and is working on books two and three in the Sister Spirit Series. She is also a contributor in It’s Really 10 Months: Special Delivery, an anthology of birth stories (Special Xmas Sale NOW on Amazon) and an upcoming anthology: Adventures in Potty…

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Dec
2015
22

On The 10th Blog of Christmas Jordan Buchanan Wrote a Naughty blog

Jordan Buchanan was born and spent most of her life in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Now residing in northern Michigan, she misses the Shenandoah Valley but living in the home state of the mighty Detroit Red Wings helps ease the pain. 4Play, her debut publication, is a collection of erotic romance short stories. She is currently working on…

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Dec
2015
21

On The 9th Blog of Christmas Heather Haley Blogged About Mary

Trailblazing poet, author and media artist Heather Haley pushes boundaries by creatively integrating disciplines, genres and media. Her writing appears in numerous journals and anthologies including the Antigonish Review, Geist and The Verse Map of Vancouver. Haley was an editor for the LA Weekly and publisher of the Edgewise Cafe, one of Canada’s first electronic literary magazines. She is the author…

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Dec
2015
19

On The 7th Blog of Christmas Jennifer Ellis Blogged About Gratitude

Jennifer Ellis lives in the mountains of British Columbia where she can be found writing, hiking, skiing, borrowing dogs, and evading bears. She also works as a climate change researcher, evaluator and strategic planner. She has wanted to be a writer since she first read The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and didn’t want to come out of the wardrobe….

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Dec
2015
18

On The 6th Blog of Christmas RJ Crayton Blogged about Humbug

RJ Crayton is a little young lady who writes fiction when she’s not parenting her two children or wifing her one husband. She writes about characters in peril, who sometimes find a moment for romance. Crayton is occasionally humorous, often right, and always curious. She loves the Christmas season and baking. Due to her severe cupcake addiction, Crayton tries to…

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