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#Nonfiction Collaboration with #DarielRaye

DarielRaye and I have known each other for years; however, this interview was the first time we met face to face, sort of. ⁠ ⁠Don’t forget to follow me on your favorite social media: https://linktr.ee/angelakayaustin⁠⁠Next year, she and I will collaborate along with other authors as part of a nonfiction collection of short stories that Read More

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Writer’s Mindset: Author and Screenwriter #LolahLace

Writing is an interesting thing. For some people, it is their first love. Still, for others, it’s something that “happened” because of a love for something else. However, no matter how you get there, once you are there, you find that you love it. #self-publishing #indiepublishing #indieauthor⁠Don’t forget to follow me on your favorite social media: https://linktr.ee/angelakayaustin⁠⁠I met #LolahLace on the #indie #writing circuit. Read More

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Author’s Mindset: Let’s Talk Tropes with #SageYoung

Since 2013, Sage Young has published twelve novels. She has published all of her current work as #self-published author. The funny thing about Sage Young is that if you ask her, she will swear that she was an accidental success. Don’t forget to follow me on your favorite social media: https://linktr.ee/angelakayaustin What does it take Read More

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Writing through Pain and Loss a Discussion with author S Frost

#Writers #write, right? That’s what I’ve always heard, but what happens when life has so many valleys that you can’t breathe? Are #writers still expected to #write?⁠ #selfpublishing⁠Don’t forget to follow me on your favorite social media: https://linktr.ee/angelakayaustin⁠⁠Many of you may know S Frost by other pen names; however, I only know her as S. Read More

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Author and Filmmaker #MoniBoyce

Moni Boyce is one of three #indie published authors who came together to form B.A.R.R. This Facebook group is geared toward people of color who write Romance, as well as readers of diverse Romance. B.A.R.R. (Black Authors and Readers of Romance) is a new networking place, but it is quickly becoming a safe place for Read More

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#KenyaWright Traveling the World with Children and a Laptop

First, let me tell you this interview is longer than my others. Why? Because this was my first opportunity to sit with Kenya and have a conversation about so so many things. Things that I found so interesting that I couldn’t stop asking her questions. Don’t forget to check me out on your favorite social Read More

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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