Author Archives: Callie

Exciting News!!

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My two BFFs and fellow authors, Cheryl Yeko, Char Chaffin, and I, have put together a newsletter. The first issue is Monday, February 10th. We’re very excited about this new venture. Our newsletter will have information on our writing life. … Continue reading

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An Author’s Lament

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‘Twas the night before Christmas, And the author said ‘damn’ I need to get this book Into my publisher’s hands Her children were nestled all snug in their beds, While she got two aspirins for the pain in her head, … Continue reading

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Entangled Halloween Hop!!!

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  I’m part of the Entangled Publishers Halloween Hop! Be sure to click on the link near the end of my article so you can follow the other fabulous authors during this Hop. Halloween makes me think of a new … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Life

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So here I sit, staring at a blank screen, knowing I have to write a guest blog, and not one single thought comes to mind. I hate this computer screen. Then a song pops up in my head. “I never … Continue reading

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Who’s Writing This, Anyway?

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            I’m a combination plotter and punster. When I begin a new story, I generally know what it’s going to be about. No exact beginning, middle and end, though. Then I sit down and start writing, pretty much letting it … Continue reading

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When Your Muse Takes a Vacation

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Ordinarily, my muse and I get along quite well. She arrived when I was quite young, actually. She wasn’t all that helpful during my school career when I had to write those exceptionally boring, and pointless, term papers. Except in … Continue reading

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Story Ideas and Other Things…

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Where do you get your ideas from? Like most authors, I get this question all the time. Interspersed with the inevitable I have a great idea for a story. You can write it, and we’ll split the money. Sure. Let … Continue reading

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Google It!!!

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Google it has become a common phrase in my house. No matter what anyone wants to know, be it a recipe, a definition of a word, or how the west was one, someone will shout google it. Since I write … Continue reading

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Romance Author Barbara Barrett

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Today, I welcome romance author, Barbara Barrett, who’s going to talk to us about sequels. Take it away, Barb. Three Potholes to Avoid When Writing a Sequel I’ve never given much thought to the nature of sequels. I assumed the … Continue reading

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How Much is Too Much?

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  As authors, we all know it’s up to us to market and promote our books. Times have changed, and it’s the rare author (except for the big names) who gets much support from his or her publisher. In fact, … Continue reading

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