Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords Smashwords is a wonderful platform for authors and publishers. What sparked the idea for Smashwords? Smashwords grew out of my personal experience trying to sell a novel my wife and I co-wrote. My wife is a former reporter for Soap Opera Weekly Magazine. About 12 years ago we wrote … Continue reading Mark Coker Interviewed by Hannah Howe
I Love Research by Cherime MacFarlane I love collecting the odd fact. Even better is the awesome moment when something jells that you didn’t even suspect. Here we come to the Eilan Water Trilogy. And it all starts in an odd place, my last visit to Scotland. While there I picked up several books. I’ve … Continue reading I Love Research
There’s a cabin in rural Ontario, where the trees are bare and the rain falls in sheets. It sits on the edge of a black lake. Out of the flat black water rise sun baked wrecks of trees. There’s no guarantee that a slithering quiet creature hasn’t grabbed hold to that driftwood and in the … Continue reading Val Tobin Interviewed by Rachael Wright
Okay. So, you’ve just read a great book by a new author and you find a note at the end of it from the author asking you to provide a review. You think about it, but, in the end, you don’t bother because you either don’t understand the positive impact that review can make on … Continue reading You want me to write a review? Oh no!