Time is of the Essence

  Finally, finally the FSOG Book II is getting good!! Nope, I am not kidding. My interest has been restored and I actually look forward to reading it. We shall see how long that lasts. It took nearly 200 plus pages to get to the apex of the story, where things finally happen other than…

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From Square One

It’s been said that writing is a lonely road, a solo adventure. That may be true, but authors do get help along the way. They get the help they need by way of editors, agents, publishing companies and cover artists. Currently, I do not have an agent nor a publishing company. I do have someone…

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The Art of Choking Down FSOG

Hello there! I do believe I owe you a book review about ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ by E.L. James, or rather I owe you an explanation of why I read it. Some time in the year 2011, I was asked if I heard of this new book about BDSM, called ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’ I…

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A Writer’s Work is Never Done

It has been awhile since being on here to blog. I kept telling myself I need to, but it never happened…until today!! Come this December, it would be five years since I started a manuscript for my stories. What first began as a 600 page one, has now been broken down to a series. I…

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So close!

Good day Blog readers, Last night I have submitted more edits to my editor.I have been working on character background and for awhile we were editing just that and not the book itself. Now that I am satisfied with what I edited so far for the characters (although that will still need work), I can…

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The 11th time’s the charm

What is it about a book’s cover that draws you in? To purchase it? The beautiful, colorful and eye-catching photo? Or the intriguing title? Of course, if it’s your favorite author, it’s already sold. I must have about ten, count’em TEN mock up cover versions for my debut novella. I played around with fonts, placement…

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The Little Things

A book not only contains the moving, descriptive words that were created to tell you a story, but it also contains other little things that matter. I nearly forgot I had to work on them. That being the Dedication, Acknowledgements, Copy right page where we authors tell you it’s a no no to reproduce any…

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New Beginnings

For those of you who know me, my apologies for being away for so long. For those who are new to the VelvetFx world, you are in for a fabulous journey of how a new up and coming author writes, edits, re-edits, get frustrated, keeps going then does it all over again. We are always…

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