October 2015 | Norma Hinkens

Archive Monthly Archives: October 2015

10 Signs You Might Be A Redneck Writer

There are plenty of terrific websites out there dispensing wisdom to indie authors, but now and again we just need to take a breather from stockpiling all that good info and have a laugh. Here’s my twist on how to tell if you really have what it takes to go indie … or if you’re simply a […]

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Creating Killer Blog Cocktails

  • October 16, 2015

So we’re talking how to pen dynamic blog posts that melt in your mouth, evoke a transcendental experience, reduce you to a shivering wreck of your former self, anything other than trigger a yawn, click, exit sequence. Indie authors are constantly told we need to blog. It’s a way to: boost traffic showcase talent hone writing […]

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3 Hot Tips For Indie Authors

  • October 16, 2015

I love to write, but it’s draining spending all those hours with the Phantom of the Digest whispering in my ear “Write for me, WRITE!” I’ve just finished the third book in my trilogy, The Undergrounders Series. Those hard-fought Adventures in Chronicles have finally paid off, but it wasn’t easy. Even tougher was the imperial thumbs […]

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Surefire Systems To Outsmart Writer’s Block

  • October 16, 2015
Writer with writer's block

You know you have Writer’s Block when you get lost in the world you invented That moment when you come to, and realize your brain froze over an hour ago. You rapidly defrost your neural crannies only to discover it’s time to pick up the dry cleaning, the curtain climbers from school, your freshly spayed dog from the vet, and […]

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Book Cover Design

  • October 8, 2015

The book cover for Immurement is done! As this was my first attempt at having a professional cover designed, I took the advice of self-publishing gurus and went with 99designs.com. It’s such a well-run website and design campaign that it makes the whole process idiot-proof ( no, I’m not an affiliate.) They even have a short […]

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