The very best answer to this question comes from one of the greatest American authors ever, naturalist and iconoclast Edward … Continue Reading How Long Does it Take to Write a Novel?
Or, as my Very Proper Sister put it during our recent visit, “Why don’t you write something your kids can … Continue Reading Why Erotica?
As I wrote here, my New Year’s Resolution was simple. Get Rejected! I pledged to submit more stories, more often, … Continue Reading Rejection Update!
Hey, it’s my birthday! I know, I know, you aren’t supposed to ask a lady her age. Well, guess what? … Continue Reading Birthday Post!
I’m not always a fan of The Classics, but I do love The Plague by French philosopher Albert Camus (yes, … Continue Reading Punching Perfectionism in the Face
It’s been a long time since I’ve written an advice post. But hey, if there’s one thing people love, it’s unsolicited … Continue Reading Write What You Want, Damn It.
I so wanted to finish my M/M fantasy story by September. (I mentioned that story here, along with my hundred … Continue Reading But Is It Done?
I always enjoy reading the fabulous Eliza David’s blog, and now I’m a part of the magic! To read about … Continue Reading Author Interview on Eliza David’s Blog
Yes, dear reader, I’m still line-editing my dark, erotic novel about Loki. (The novel sounds fun, right? You can read a … Continue Reading Novel Update: Off with the Betas!
So I’m going indy for my dark, erotic paranormal romance/urban fantasy about Loki (Got your attention? Check out a preview … Continue Reading Writing: Rejection Art!
So I’ve started working with a designer on a cover for The Trickster’s Lover! This is so freaking exciting! How … Continue Reading Novel Update: Judge Me By My Cover!
Samantha MacLeod is a pen name. (I know, it’s great, isn’t it?) So why am I using a pen name? … Continue Reading Pen Name Pros & Cons
So I’ve decided to publish my novel on my own. I’ve been obsessing about this for month, and here’s how … Continue Reading Novel Update: Independent Publishing
Hey there, internet friends! So I’m in the process of line-editing my novel. I’m also thinking of independently publishing my novel, and … Continue Reading Hire an Editor?
If you’re a writer, you’ve probably gotten lots of catchy, helpful advice like “Write What You Know!” And if you’re not … Continue Reading Ignore This Advice: Write What You Know
As I wrote in my first How to Write an Awesome Sex Scene post (read it here), a great sex scene … Continue Reading How to Write an Awesome Sex Scene, Part II