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Does Cover Art Make a Difference #LiveFree with V Vee

When it comes to cover art, there a many opinions. Truthfully, I can only speak for my own work, but there are actually studies which show the success of different art aspects. Within various genres, you will see that certain things will get you more eyes on your book. What works best for you and Read More

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#Librarians and #IndieAuthors Part 1 #LiveFree

As an #IndieAuthor understanding the importance of reaching readers isn’t lost on any of us; however, what does that really mean? How do we design a distribution plan that accounts for all outlets? What are the outlets? For more than twenty years, I’ve worked in marketing. Digging into the world of book distribution was a Read More

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The Importance of #Selfcare. #MentalHealthMatters #LiveFree

We’re all living busy lives.  If we ever stopped to take a look at the calendar, we’d all probably wonder how we do it. I bet that if anyone asked, we all probably say similar things. “If I don’t do it, who will?” or “I have the time.” or “Why not?” or “I like staying busy.” Read More

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#LiveFree with Angela Griffin #ProjectHeaven #Perseverance

New Year, New You and all of that right. How many posts have I done like that. Too many. And how do you feel, if you have a list of twenty things and only accomplish one or two? I stopped making lists a long time ago, but the value of not giving up or the Read More

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#LiveFree with #AngelaKayAustin @ Black Author Christmas Expo 2019

TN Representative G.A. Hardaway and USA Today Bestselling Author Latrivia Welch held the first annual Black Author Christmas Expo. It was an great opportunity for local authors to gather and discuss their individual paths/reasons for publishing. We also talked about why we’re self-published vs traditional publishing houses. Every author has their own story to tell, Read More

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#LiveFree with #AngelaKayAustin and #Kassanna discuss diversity in #writing

If you’ve been paying attention to anything in the world of writing or Romance, you’ve heard about the concerns around diversity in writing. Join me and my friend Kassanna as we discuss this and more. To listen to this podcast and others, click here, or visit your favorite podcast store! Don’t forget to follow Kassanna Read More

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#USATODAY Bestselling Author – Now What? #Crossroads #Anthology

So, uhh…yeah, that just happened! My friends and I hit the fricking #USA TODAY Bestseller’s List. What does that mean?  Wow! It means that ten years of writing meant something. It means that ten years of Indie Publishing and small press publishing wasn’t wasted. Thank you to the amazing women  (and men) whom I’ve met Read More