Writing A Second Novel

Writing a novel is so much pressure. You struggle to come up with a decent concept, struggle with world-building, develop interesting characters that will grow and evolve, make sure there aren’t any unresolved plot points and that you’ve reached the end you envisioned. Next you must edit—remove unnecessary commas, correct misspelled words, replace filtering words, […]

Author Spotlight: Brenda Drake

 Name:  Brenda Drake Author of: Analise Rising (coming January, 2019) The Library Jumpers series: Thief of Lies; Guardian of Secrets; Assassin of Truths The Fated series: Touching Fate; Cursing Fate; Seeking Fate (coming June, 2018) Thunderstruck   Can you tell me about the first piece you remember writing? I was eight, I believe, and it was a story about […]

What Do I Really Know? aka- Queen of the Underqualified?

I opened my email and there it was. My first invitation to appear, as an author, and give a presentation. My mind immediately filled with images of myself, microphone in hand, perhaps nestled into a cozy leather chair on stage as I gaze upon those who’ve come to listen intently to the carefully crafted bit of […]

On Cocky Novels, Cocky Authors and #Cockygate

Something happened over the weekend. Actually the “happening” of it has been in the works for a while, it was the “blowing up” of the situation that happened this weekend. As a disclaimer, let me say that I don’t believe I’ve read or typed the word “cocky” so much in such a short span of […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 12): Susan Pape

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 11): Sue Featherstone

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 10); Samantha Alban

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 9): Sam Boush

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 8): R.L. Martinez

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]

Lakewater Press Holiday Blog Hop (Day 7): Rebecca Carpenter

  For the holiday season, we at Lakewater Press thought it would be a good time to share who we are with a little holiday blog hop. Between December 1 and the 24th we’ll share holiday interviews with our authors and the Lakewater Press staff. It’s an excellent opportunity for us to get to know […]