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Authors, Value Your Work!

Imagine if civil engineers worked for free. They’d probably do a shabby job, leave work at noon, and say, ‘oh well, you never paid me,’ whenever their bridges collapse. As authors, we owe it to ourselves and to future generations to put a price tag on our hard work. Free and 0.99 cent deals are… Continue reading Authors, Value Your Work!

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THAT’S The Ticket!

Wow! THE TICKET has a few recent reviews which have made me grin and do a little Heather dance — always fun, passionate, but never graceful.

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Where in the World?

Does setting matter to you when you read a book? Do you like to be able to relate to the place(s), or is it more interesting if it’s set in a place foreign to you?

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‘My brain is a complex and bizarre adventure park’

Find out what else I said to fellow Canadian author Kelly Charron when she interviewed me over at her beautiful blog! Thanks again, Kelly!

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Keep Your Day Job (But Keep the Faith)

I don’t want to discourage aspiring writers. I want you to watch me on my journey and hopefully we’ll come up with answers to how the average book author can succeed in today’s environment.

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Sometimes You Write Crap Every Day.

One of the things I love most about my job is helping to encourage other authors. I’ve been writing for a living for 20 years now (wow!) and I’ve learned a few things along the way.

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Permafree Won’t Set Us Free.

I have this sick feeling in my stomach that we are simply devaluing ourselves as authors.