Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Night of the Moon Serpent – Smashwords Edition Coupon

For a limited time only, get the Smashwords Edition of The Night of the Moon Serpent for FREE when you enter Coupon Code DF88L prior to completing check out. Visit Smashwords, Barnes and Noble or the Apple iBookstore, use the … Continue reading

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Inspiration on the go: ride the bus

Some people will turn up their noses at using public transportation. I, on the other had, feel comfortable taking TheBus. Back in Lima, in my childhood days, car ownership was for the few. Everybody I knew took busses, “micros” (micro … Continue reading

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Does my writing have an “accent”?

Yes, English is my second language and that fact doesn’t bother most people except for the occasional caller who sometimes asks if he could be connected to someone who speaks English. My reply is often, “I speak English–but with an … Continue reading

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Cathy’s Halloween Tree

My friend Cathy made this tree. The decorations are actually earrings and brooches from Avon Halloween jewelry that she has been collecting for years (with the exception of the skulls-with-bows earrings. Those came from Jeans Warehouse). She got the tree … Continue reading

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Giving thanks to your team

Writing may be a solitary endeavor, but as a weekend writer I know it’s usually accomplished with the help of others. Whether you acknowledge it or not, you and I have a team around us. They are our family, our … Continue reading

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Publishing at Smashwords

My book is listed in the Smashwords Store already.  Uploading your book is easier if you have all the elements gathered together before you hit the “Publish” button.  It’s a good idea to work on your author profile page before … Continue reading

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My very first book

Here’s the fruit of four years of weekend writing The Night of the Moon Serpent: First Passage to the Wold Beyond – On sale at Smashwords.com and coming soon to Amazon.com

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This is a big day. In a few hours I’ll be uploading “The Night of the Moon Serpent” to Smashwords. I feel as nervous and excited as a parent who’s about to let her child go into the world.  It … Continue reading

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