Category Archives: Nanobytes From Nancy!

Promoting for the Holidays

It’s a fact, readers read all year long. Unfortunately for an author’s sales prospects, the winter holiday season (from Thanksgiving to the New Year) is the slowest season for reading. There are just too many other things to do. So … Continue reading

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Romancing the Reader

I absolutely love reader events. I especially like the smaller conferences of 200 or less, with a great reader-to-author ratio. I look forward to the opportunity to put my promotional materials and budget to good use. I’ve given up on … Continue reading

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Those of Us Left Behind

This week Romance Writers of America holds its annual conference. This year they’re in Orlando at the Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort. Over 2000 authors will descend on the conference with dozens of personal agendas to fulfill. Some are relative … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Those Tied to a Desk

Are you a desk jockey? Does your livelihood rely on your ability to stay seated for hours on end? Spring has arrived (at least here in North America) and with it the urge to bolt from my desk and enjoy … Continue reading

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Courting the Reader in All of Us

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~ Ernest Hemingway One of my favorite quotes and far more apt than we’d like it to be. Whether you’re a reader, an author, … Continue reading

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Re-Starting Those Resolutions

My first thought on December 31st was to resolve to make no resolutions. But where was the fun in that? My second thought was to choose carefully…resolve only those things I knew I could accomplish. Again…the easy way out. I … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for 20 Wonderful Years

On November 1st, I was fortunate enough to celebrate my twentieth anniversary as a published author. Since then, I’ve had so many starts and stops in my career even I wasn’t sure where it was going. I sold my first … Continue reading

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