Interview with Author Kelly Charron

I’m pleased to reintroduce my Interview with a Poet/Author Series for 2018-2019 with an interview with a very special Canadian guest: psychological thriller and urban fantasy author Kelly Charron. Kelly Charron is the author of YA and adult psychological thrillers and urban fantasy novels. All of her novels have gritty, murderous inclinations and moderate amounts […]

Don’t Be a Parrot: How to Stay Original in Your Writing

With 625,327 self-published books published in the United States in 2015 alone, according to Bowker, the US agency for the administration of the ISBN, you will need to be original to stand out. That’s just the self-published books, and that number is for 2015. By now, thanks to the growing popularity of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) there are likely closer to 1 million books published every year. How can you stand out in that sea of books?