The Times They Are A-Changing

- by Nancy Gideon

Just when you think you know where it’s at, somebody moves it! That’s how I felt about the e-book revolution. I had no problem with e-readers and e-books . . . as long as I had print to fall back on. The feel of a book in hand, the sight of it on the stands, […]

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It’s All in the Details: Keeping Track of a Series

- by Nancy Gideon

When I started my “By Moonlight” dark paranormal series, it wasn’t meant to be a series. It was a stand-alone book that just went on and on until it became four . . . then had four more added to it. If I had to do it again, I would have started out with a more […]

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Rolling the Blog Tour Dice

- by Nancy Gideon

I’m not a gambler. I like sure things that I can depend on. When I make an investment, I want a guaranteed return. So why the heck am I doing a blog tour? Blog tours are a purely terrifying ball of uncertainty that crowds the pit of your stomach like holiday leftovers, making you queasy, […]

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Getting It Out There: PR and Social Media for Writers

- by Nancy Gideon

When I started on my road to publication back in the mid-80s, I didn’t know any other writers lived in the state of Michigan. I’d never spoken to a real author. All my information was gleaned from an out- of-date copy of Fiction Writers Market and what I saw on the bookshelves (which was, of […]

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