Royalties are part of being a published author. If you are lucky, you will get tons of money rolling in and be set to write for years to come. Out of the novella, novel, and various short stories, I have more debt than income. Sadly, being in the red means that the other authors in the anthologies might move to Outer Mongolia before seeing much in the way of royalties. Continue reading “The Royal Whee”
I grew up without an alcoholic father. My parents split before I was a year old, so I didn’t really have to deal with that side of life. Good thing because I had lots of other issues to choose from. But I went through my own drinking phase counter-balanced by a teetotaler phase. These days I have a beer now and then and a martini on special occasions. Continue reading “What Are We Drinking?”
I know I am an oddity in that I have always found the Big V day as a positive one, even though I had no prospects of a happy ever after until I was 40 years old. For some reason, the day of hearts and flowers and the story of a saint who helped women get married always brought me joy. Continue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day”
You probably know that I am involved in submitting and publishing stories in The Bowman’s Inn anthologies. I write under both DL Hungerford and Roxanna Haley. I just finished my first draft of the story for the Winter anthology, and I am tickled with how well it flowed. Continue reading “Valentine in Winter”
These days, you hear a lot about our shortening attention span, our fast-paced life, and our need for instant gratification. Mostly this applies to the United States, but I am sure there could be other metropolises with similar issues. Continue reading “Shorts are Where it’s At!”
Hi folks! Unless something has gone horribly wrong, today Amazon will have our third Bowman’s Inn anthology, Autumn, up for sale. We’re really excited because now we are reaching the number of books that might actually get attention from readers. I mean besides family and friends. I remember being so excited when we sold a copy of Summer, but it turned out to be one of the actual authors doing research. Continue reading “This is it! Light the Lights!”
While it’s still a humid 80-plus degrees f in my corner of California, Autumn is all I can think about. Because Book Three of The Bowman’s Inn is Autumn, and it will be published on October 18th. How exciting is that?
It’s so exciting that my fellow authors need to be introduced. You know me and my alter ego Roxanna Haley. So now meet the only other author to stick with the anthology from the beginning, E. D. Vaughn. Continue reading “Autumn in the Air”