That Argh E-Book Pricing Poll


About a thousand years ago, I put up a poll on e-books. It’s there to your right. Then I forgot about it. I just looked at it again and it’s a flawed poll (I didn’t put all the pricing choices on there because . . . I forget why), plus given the span of time, people have probably changed their opinions, but what I’ve noticed is that the most popular choice for a fair price now–$2.99 to $3.99–has changed from the most popular choice previously: $6.99 to $7.99. That’s not good, said the published writer. read more >>

Cherry Saturday 8-30-14


Today is Toasted Marshmallow Day.
Because the end of the July is the perfect time to enjoy hot snacks. (Honestly, do people not think these things through?)

Questionable: Things to Look For in Revisions


Susan B said:

Top ten helpful tips would be wonderful [for]
Things to look for during revision.


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Questionable: Character Names


Sharon S asked:

As a reader, I am always interested in finding out how and why authors choose the names of their characters. I’ve asked but never quite get an answer. I’m listening to Maybe This Time again. I’d forgotten Andy’s name is Andromeda. I’m guessing that is because of her strange mom? But what gives you your names? Please and Thank You.


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Cherry Saturday 8-23-14


Today is Ride the Wind Day, described as a day to soar above the earth.
You know, just watch Up again. That should do it.