JUNE: Author Spotlight, Romance Author, Dorothy Callahan

I'm so thrilled to have romance author, Dorothy Callahan, on Creating the Write Reality today! I met Dorothy last year at the New Jersey Romance Writer's Conference. What first struck me was her upbeat

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MAY: Author Spotlight, Paranormal Romance Author, Carla Susan Smith

I’m super excited to have paranormal romance author Carla Susan Smith as my MAY “Author Spotlight.” We actually met because of…Amazon. Yes, it’s true. About a year ago after I designed the cover

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Guest Post on Kate Tilton’s Blog: Deleted Scene from TRINITY STONES

  I'm so thrilled to share this exclusive deleted scene from TRINITY STONES with you via Kate's Blog! Only my very first beta readers had the opportunity to read the alternate version of TRINITY STONES… Originally,

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RWA Author Experiment Case Study: Adult & YA Versions

This article first appeared in the April 22, 2015 eRWA eNotes Weekly Magazine Volume 15 Issue 16. Reprinted with permission. L. G. O’Connor created an “adapted for young adults” version of Trinity

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Trinity Stones 1 year anniversary: 10 Lessons I Learned as a Hybrid Author

Today, my friend, fellow author, and fellow She Writer, Zetta Brown, features me on her blog. But this isn't just an ordinary day. Today is the 1-year anniversary of the launch of my debut novel, TRINITY

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APRIL: Author Spotlight, Young Adult Noir Author, Salla Simukka

Welcome young adult author Salla Simukka as my APRIL “Author Spotlight.”  Salla, who hales from Finland, is my first international guest featured on Creating the Write Reality! An excerpt

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MARCH: Author Spotlight, NYT Bestselling YA and Sci-Fi / Fantasy author, Maria V. Snyder

I'm so thrilled to have the incredible New York Times Bestselling Young Adult and Sci-Fi / Fantasy author, Maria V. Snyder, on Creating the Write Reality today as my MARCH Author Spotlight! For those of

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Author 101: Why an LLC might be right for you

I thought this would be the perfect topic to kick-off my new Author 101 blog series. Hope you agree! I spent some quality time with my accountant this morning doing my 2014 taxes. By the time I left,

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Launched This Week: Excerpt from YA Novel AS WHITE AS SNOW by Salla Simukka

Every so often I'll run a post as part of a publicity campaign. My general rule is that I'll only agree to participate if I know the author, or the book and / or the author intrigues me. This one falls

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FEBRUARY: Author Spotlight, Literary Fiction Author, J. Dylan Yates

Welcome literary fiction writer and fellow She Writes Press author, J. Dylan Yates, as my FEBRUARY “Author Spotlight.” I met Dylan with the rest of the Spring 2014 SWP authors almost a year ago as

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