Making a big move in life makes me nervous, yet I eventually embrace the opportunities and go for it. That's my nature. Now I'm faced with making some major decisions with my writing career. This is difficult for me, but I must move forward...I've seen what is behind me.
Publishing houses are going through major changes, everyone knows that when bookstores are as rare as the dodo bird these days. Ebooks are the wave of the future, digital sharing libraries and instant downloading to Kindle or Nook at any hour is great.
Knowing all this, what I wasn't prepared for was the crumbling morals of two out of the three publishers that publish my novels. One due to mismanagement of money (my royalties), the other breached multiple agreements in hundreds of author's contracts.
Many authors from these houses share my frustration, but life is full of challenges and it is time to move on. As a suspense & thriller romance author, I have to either stay in my warm fuzzy world or push myself to reach much higher goals. To step up with my writing will require hours of my spare time and I'm ready to do that willingly. There are so many honest and forward-thinking publishers in the industry. I was born to write and I will embrace my future by making the big move.
I love this time of the year. The fall leaves changing colors, a crispness in the air blowing from the mountains and the promise of a scary new book. I haven't chosen one yet, but I have many indie author friends who write with such skill it won't be hard to find one for my Kindle.
I do have three novels that are very suitable for a Halloween read. Check out West Salem, Tales of the Red Moon Clan or Seduction of Simone. Each novel represents either ghosts, shapeshifters, witches or fae. These spirits or creatures if you will, mean Halloween or Samhain to me. (Samhain is a Wiccan ceremony of remembering and communicating with the dead).
A good read, either by ebook, audio or print can bring you into a world you may never otherwise know existed. I try to bring realism into each paranormal suspense novel so the reader can enjoy the thrills. So that's what I look for in a novel, novella or short story too.