Earlier this week, I got my royalty statement for Little Red Hen Romance for September 2015 from Amazon and went into a full-blown fidget. In spite of the fact that we had outsold our previous best-selling month, June 2015, by more than two to one, moving more than twice as many books to paying customers … Continue reading The Shocking Truth About What Writing Fiction Pays (a personal comparison)
As a writer, I've only made one New Year's resolution for 2015: To enjoy the process more and worry about the product as a product less. Publishing right now is batshit crazy, and it's changing so quickly, I seriously doubt anybody can really keep up. When I started writing seriously with the intention of profit, … Continue reading For the Love of Writing
Dear Mr. Bezos, I was very excited to receive your Email request this morning, asking for my help in your battle against Hachette. Not since Carrie White got invited to the prom has a girl been more pleasantly shocked to be included. And you’re right; those big publisher types are just fuckers. I was a … Continue reading A Letter to Amazon
Without writers, publishing as an industry would not exist. Well, duh, you may well say; how obvious; how trite; how could any sane person not know that? And I would agree. But I begin to suspect that this truth we declare self-evident is in fact the greatest of mysteries to the rest of the monstrous … Continue reading Rise Up, Kittens! Or at least stop lying down . . . .
Hey kittens, guess what? We survived the end of the world! And with any luck, we'll survive the end of 2012 altogether. Just a few things before we do . . . . First of all, thanks again SO MUCH to everybody who entered our Ho-Ho-Holiday Giveaway. (Check out the text box to the right … Continue reading Some end of the year housecleaning
My Author Central page on Amazon is now officially up and running and ready to serve the full menu of my vampy goodness. Plus a bio, links, and other goodies to help you find something to read. Writers, if you haven't gone to Amazon and done one of these, you're missing a great opportunity, even … Continue reading Lucy Blue on Author Central!