Lost like a penny. That’s what Copper Daniels’ mama is. Copper is the feisty protagonist in Marcy McKay’s literary-suspense novel, Pennies from Burger Heaven. Her mama went missing last night, vanished from the cemetery where they spend each night sleeping beneath the Warrior Angel statue. Copper worries she’s been kidnapped, lost, or… [Read more…]
Since I’ve just completed my first experience with a designer for Pennies from Burger Heaven, I want to share with you what I’ve learned. Know this above all else: [Read more…]
I landed a publisher for my debut novel! SkipJack Publishing will launch my literary suspense, Pennies from Burger Heaven, on January 21, 2016. I’m beyond thrilled about this, and my success is an important lesson for us all…
From time to time, you should take stock of your life for situations that no longer serve you or your writing, then let them go. Even activities you once loved. Doing so will help your creative process overall.
Recently, I shared how I’ve given up the last of my regular guest posts on huge writing blogs. The decision was not done lightly, but was necessary to gain more time personally and professionally. That thought process has made me reevaluate my whole world. You should do the same, because… [Read more…]
Back in the day, my brother had a Stretch Armstrong doll that we loved as kids. He’d yank that poor guy one way and I’d pull him the other way until we s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d him as far as we could. We thought it was hysterical and spent hours torturing playing with him.
Sometimes, I feel like Stretch Armstrong. Writers must do so much more today than place words on a page in the correct order. Whether you’re traditionally published or indie, you must…. [Read more…]