Author Archives: L.D. Rose

About L.D. Rose

Physician by day, award-winning author of dark PNR/UF by night. Music addict. Wannabe superhero. Amazon author page: amazon.com/author/ldrose

Are you afraid of the sophomore slump?

Wikipedia defines the sophomore slump as, “an instance in which a second effort fails to live up to the standards of the first effort.” Like say, the second book of your series, which is about to release in, ohhhhh, maybe … Continue reading

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Beat the Block.

Yeah, yeah, this has been done a million times before. But not by me! 😛 Today I’m talking about Writer’s Block, this enigmatic phenomena of when your creative brain hits a wall in a juicy explosion of frustrating glory. And … Continue reading

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Paid Book Promotions: Yay or Nay?

Hello, lovelies! I wanted to do an elaborate post about Writer’s Block (which will likely be my next topic here at the SMP blog), but it’s been a crazy few months and I’m a little short on time (deadlines abound … Continue reading

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The Art of Leading a Double Life

(JB does it right!) I’m curious…how many authors out there separate their writing careers and their day jobs entirely? And readers, are you aware authors do this? I’m certainly one of them. I wasn’t sure what to talk about here … Continue reading

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How being a doctor has made me a better writer.

Well, hello thar! Long time, no blog! 😛 Today I’m talking about how being a doctor has made me a better writer, the second in a two part series Carole Ann Moleti and I decided to conjure up for everyone. … Continue reading

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The TERROR of your impending debut novel release, by L.D. Rose

Long time, no talk (blog?), my friends! I’m finally out of my editing cave and I recently finished my first final galley. My very first final galley. And I need a therapy session, so I’m taking it out on you. … Continue reading

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The mad rush for THE END.

Writers, you know what I’m talking about. You hit the 75% mark on the WIP and suddenly the entire book opens up. Whether you’re a pantser or a plotter, everything is startlingly clear and every scene is officially mapped out in … Continue reading

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