Even as I type out that headline, I can’t believe it. My modest self-published thriller—who would’ve thunk it? The thing that caused years of frustration and disappointment is now responsible for unexpected squeals and ripples of joy. To mark this occasion, I recently sat down to answer some of my most frequently asked reader questions. … Continue reading Sales of The Memory Box Surpass 200,000 Books Worldwide!
Every story needs a bad guy, right? The badder the bad guy the more compelling the read. But what about the protagonist? What if she’s unlikeable? There are many readers who will say, heck no to that book. There are readers who will stop mid-book, or earlier, if they deem the protagonist unrelatable. I … Continue reading Judging a Book By Its Protagonist: Do you Judge?
photo by Dennis Skley As an author, I love talking to readers. Whether that’s at book club discussions, or through my website or Goodreads, I get a lot of wonderful feedback and tons of great questions. Many questions are inevitable, like: “How did you come up with this idea?” That’s not surprising. As a reader … Continue reading Surprising Questions An Author Gets Asked