Genre Options by Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
Do Vampires Give Christmas Gifts?
Hello California Dreamers…. I hope, like me, you can’t wait for the conference next year. Yeah. By then, I’ll be even more of a genre chameleon than I am now, and you can ask me which side I’m on, because those sides just got more complex. *insert happy face*
Here’s the thing about this career of mine: I started out writing young adult fantasy. Then, on a dare from a … (click to keep reading)
Self-Publishing by Debra Holland
Our guest blogger for this week is Debra Holland, sharing her journey to success. Debra’s latest book, Mail-Order Brides of the West: Darcy, is available today!
Self-Publishing: From Inspiration to Completion
Somewhere around 2009, discouraged by years of publisher rejections, I gave up writing fiction. In spite of three Golden Heart finals (one win) and … (click to keep reading)
California Dreamin’ Workshop Preview by Judy Duarte
Our guest blogger for this week is Judy Duarte, here to share a sneak peek at our upcoming conference’s workshop sessions. Judy’s latest book, The Soldier’s Holiday Homecoming, will be available November 1st!
The 2015 California Dreamin’ Conference Committee is determined to provide workshops that will appeal to a diverse group of attendees—from the beginning writer to the experienced. And since most … (click to keep reading)
Time Management for Writers by Kitty Bucholtz
There is a lot of talk about self-publishing nowadays. The pros being bandied about include having more control, publishing faster, and potentially making more money. But that’s not what I was thinking when I heard about Kindle Direct Publishing in 2011.
I was thinking – this is the business I’ve been waiting for!
Ever since I was a little kid with a Kool-Aid stand, I’ve wanted to own my own … (click to keep reading)