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“Write deep, write true, and have fun along the way.”

This advice must work for today’s featured author, Beth Camp. She’s made it to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. Congratulations, Beth. And best of luck with your entry, Years of Stone.

These authors a…

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These authors are bypassing the gatekeepers – agents and publishers – who tell them “the prose isn’t drawing me in quite strongly enough” or “we don’t feel that your work is right for us at this time” or you make up your own bullshit. The gatekeepers say no. So, the independent authors go around them. They quit traditional publishing. And that’s what I’m going to do.

Here’s how it works:

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“Sexual tension can be anything that keeps the hero and heroine from indulging their instincts. It’s that ants-in-the-pants feeling of anticipation that keeps us peeling away the wrapping paper until the present is finally ours. It’s then up to the writer to make sure that present is a gift worth receiving.” – Marg Riseley