It’s fifty-five years in the making, but I’ve done it. I’ve put out my fourth novel, and I have you to thank you for supporting my dream. I wanted to pursue writing in my teens but was discouraged by my English teacher in the ninth grade. English was my second language, and maybe he was right. But there’s also the possibility he wasn’t. Regardless, … Continue reading Thank You For Your Support
I debated over this for some time, and being the overly careful person I am, I, of course, researched it to death. The following is what I found out. Generally, in Canada, all of your following creative, original work is automatically protected by copyright the moment you create it. It is worth noting that it never hurts to keep proof of your work. It … Continue reading Should You Copyright Your Work?
Year One by Nora Roberts is far from the typical romances I’ve come to expect of the author I turn to de-stress after a long, trying day. Year One is a dark, post-apocalyptic world where more than half of the world’s population is decimated by a pandemic, governments are a thing of the past and dark and evil magick, which surfaces in much of the … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton is the sixth book of her Alphabet Series centered on Kinsey Millhone a tenacious detective based in California during the 1980s. In this installment of the series, Kinsey travels from her home of Santa Teresa to Floral Beach so anticipate a change of scenery and a collection of new characters, which is a welcomed change. As the story … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton is the fifth book of her Alphabet Series and another great adventure with Kinsey Millhone. This book is personal to Kinsey. Not only is depression setting in because she is alone during the Christmas holidays season, but the married man that she started an affair with in the previous novel, D is for Deadbeat, has taken off with … Continue reading M.L. Lexi’s Good Reads (or Listening)
News Flash! Most authors are embarrassed by their first book. I certainly was, and as sure as the sun rises every morning, you will be too. The positive spin of this non-ego stroking exercise is that you will learn loads from the failings of your first book, and your next book will dramatically improve. For more years than I care to admit, I worked in … Continue reading Failure Leads To A Writer’s Success