Self-Publishing: The Expectations vs Reality For New Authors

The expectations vs reality for self-publishing authors is that data will drive success in the future and not just a great book cover and a well-written story.
— Read on justpublishingadvice.com/self-publishing-expectations-vs-reality-for-new-authors/

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Writers are you Gardner’s or architects?

Writers I wish to introduce some writing turns that are new to me.

I am sorry if these turns are old hat to you!

When it comes to plotting stories are you a Gardner someone who has a germ or seed of an idea and lets the story develop from there.

Or are you a architect someone who plans every details?

The answer is that you maybe somewhere in between these two.

Please understand I am not telling you how to write do what works for you and write what you want!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

The Dark Tide has landed!!!

The Dark Tide the third novel in my Wereding Chronicles fantasy series has finally landed.

So go and get it before I decide to put the price up

https://www.amazon.com/Dark-Tide-Three-Wereding-Chronicles-ebook/dp/B082843RR7

If you have not read book one the Awakening of Magic then take a look here smarturl.it/awakeningofmagic

Thanks for listening C!!!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

New book coming soon

The long awaited third novel in the fantasy series the Wereding Chronicles is with the publishers. The Dark Tide should be out on the 4Th of December 2019.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Tour: If You Love Me, I’m Yours by Lizzie Chantree

The Writer Next Door

Lizzie Chantree-author-novel-romance-blog_tour-book-Vashti Quiroz Vega-The Writer Next Door

Hello and welcome!

Today, I’m excited to be featuring the latest release by author, Lizzie Chantree, as part of her “If You Love Me, I’m Yours” book release tour.

Lizzie and I are both members of the Rave Reviews Book Club and she has been a guest on this blog before. She is a talented, award-winning author and inventor. It is a privilege to have her as my guest today.

Introducing author Lizzie Chantree.

author-lizzie chantree-novel-book_tour-romance-the writer next door-vashti quiroz vega-vashti q-readers

Author Bio:

Award-winning inventor and author, Lizzie Chantree, started her own business at the age of 18 and became one of Fair Play London and The Patent Office’s British Female Inventors of the Year in 2000. She discovered her love of writing fiction when her children were little and now runs networking hours on social media, where creative businesses, writers, photographers and designers can offer advice and support to each other. She…

View original post 323 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Taking the Plunge.

Lisa Mackay - Author

Having spent some time humming and hawing about the benefits of attending a book conference, I had talked myself out of it in 2017. But as the advertisements for the Dublin Writer’s Conference from BooksGoSocial started to arrive in my inbox for 2018, I finally took the plunge and signed up for it.

Dublin Writer's Conference.png

Yes, the cost of travel, hotel accommodation, and the conference itself were something to consider. And the thought of flinging myself into a room full of strangers was a daunting prospect. I’m an author. I spend most of my time totally alone staring at my monitor! However, hermit existence aside, I can honestly say, having now attended the Dublin Writer’s Conference, it was a great weekend and a font of knowledge.

I met some great people who were just like me, Indie, self-deprecating, horrified by the mistakes we had all made and yet so willing to give…

View original post 107 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reblog: The Writing Life: Don’t Be an Unreachable Author

Sharon E. Cathcart

During one of the meals, I spoke for a while with an author who works with other authors in editing and copywriting. I enjoyed this conversation and wanted to reach out to this author. The conference had a bookstore and while I didn’t get a lot of time to look at these books, I noticed this author had copies of a how-to-write book on a topic I had not seen. I searched Amazon and saw this author had only three reviews for her book. Since I have written many reviews for books, I did not purchase this how-to book. Instead I wanted to reach out to this author. I intend to ask for a “review” copy of her book and offer to review this book. It is a book that I’m interested in reading. This exchange of books for my review is a common one in the publishing community.

This…

View original post 97 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment