Category: Kindle

Write Like a Pulp Writer

Not Purple Prose, But… I’ve read several books about this: These aren’t affiliate links. How to Write Pulp Fiction Pulp Era Writing Tips You shouldn’t try to write the style of pulp. It’s purple prose, bad writing for readers today. However, as these books say, parts of their methods we could learn from: Speed Pulp […]

Late Updates

I think that I’ll have to change my update schedule for this blog. A daily update isn’t easy to maintain… not if I want every post to be a quality one. I’ll announce my new posting schedule very soon. I have some updates to share, both about here and  my author Fan page on Facebook: […]

Writing Suspense

I’m reading a Kindle book about writing page-turner/suspense tales at the moment (I’m  not reading about genres at random… there’s a reason for it All will be explained soon, and it’ll make sense). I’ll definitely use what I’m learning!   Suspense can be in the mystery genre, though there are differences. This book describes those […]

Blog Look Change

I changed this blog’s WordPress theme . Much as I liked the look of the old one, Pages that I added wouldn’t show.  They do now, and my newsletter signup is now visible. I have to get the first newsletter done now! Speaking of changes, above is the logo for my Kindle publishing company, what […]

Fiction or Non?

Publishing on Kindle non-fiction is the better seller. People want their problems answered. The difficulty for me is that I’m a fiction author. Fiction also sells, but not as much. I’ll strive for a happy medium: I’ll publish many non-fiction books in order to make more money… however I’ll still write and publish fiction to […]

Words From Shelly Hitz

Shelly is one of my self-publishing mentors. Growing up, I always wanted to be an accomplished musician…especially a soloist.  Most of my family have amazing musical talent.  Some sing, some play musical instruments, some write music and some do all of the above. I always tried to be that person.  The talented musician.     […]

A Blast From my Fiction Past

I’m intending to publish fiction under the Kindle Singles program. It’s ideal for projects smaller than a full book. My first one will be a novella that I began in 1999. Between my distaste at writing racist dialogue for a villain (he’s a Southerner during the Civil War) and equal distaste about the 2000 US […]

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