A line taken directly from my work planner, April 10th, "Write TFI!! Fuck YouTube & FB". On April 10th I didn't open YouTube or Facebook until lunch. I scrolled, watched, commented, liked for an hour while I ate my sandwich and chips, then closed the tabs as soon as my lunch hour was over. Without … Continue reading Wait, what?
Juggling all the superficial shit to avoid my manuscript because somewhere between Breaking Point and Aphrodite's Twin, I lost my drive to write, finish, and publish my work. I'd done it, in relatively rapid succession for seven years straight. I was chasing a high of success that remained out of my reach. I grew disillusioned. … Continue reading Dropping the Ball.
Thought this might put a smile on my fellow writers' faces. Let the April Camp NaNo countdown begin!
finish that manuscript? The last name and the website address may have changed, but the foundation of how to go about writing your first manuscript has not. Mark your calendars to join me, Dana Ellington at my 7th Annual Writer's Workshop held at the Blair-Caldwell African-American Research Library, 2401 Welton Street, Denver, CO. This year, … Continue reading Will you make this the year you…
Along with the closeout book sale, I'll be hosting the following: FREE coaching session on how to write and publish a novel in six months or less. You'll not only hear from me, but you'll be able to speak with a client from last year's workshop who successfully published her first novel! If you know … Continue reading Nowata Press (that’s me)
For awhile there I'd lost the words. Or rather, I'd stepped out of the flow of my life. I was sat on the shore, observing the words (my purpose). Watching as people twisted existence with their power - words have power you know. GREAT POWER. Seemed that there was no way to combat this rising … Continue reading Returning to the Source.
Put a fork in 'er, she's done. Aphrodite's Twin is formatted for print!! She's trade fiction size (5.5 X 8.5) paperback Sits at a full 219 pages of story, 231 pages total Retails for $6.99 US, $9.24 Canadian Comes complete with five short stories, one pornographic interlude, and a non-villainous monologue Recommended for those who … Continue reading Now that’s a wrap!
See, there's this stack of unsold books sitting next to my desk now. I've been less than actively working the marketing to say the least. I hit a wall a year ago and for whatever reasons (I have yet to figure out what happened to my mojo) I stopped promoting my work. So, here I … Continue reading What would compel you to buy my books?