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Doing the Draft

The lovely Emmie Mears recently put up a blog post about her drafting process. It was fun, witty, and kind of head scratching for me. 1,269 more words

Amanda K Byrne

Deadline Dame

I’ll say this: I picked an excellent weekend to disspell my ennui.

When I went to bed last Thursday, I had to wonder if I’d actually be able to make it through the weekend without opening one of my various works in progress and try to force out some words. 673 more words

Amanda K Byrne

A Serious Case of Ennui

Ennui (n): a lack of spirit, enthusiasm, or interest.

In other words, boredom.

Welcome to January, my friends.

Ennui brings to mind Parisian pretty boys draped elegantly over chaise lounges, faces slack and skin pale. 844 more words

Amanda K Byrne

Publishing by the (Depressing) Numbers

2010: Year I began my first completed manuscript

2012: Year I began querying

16: Number of completed manuscripts

10: Number of publishers queried

9: Number of manuscripts rejected… 792 more words

Amanda K Byrne

The 6th Annual No Kiss Blogfest Is Here!

It’s January 2nd, and you know what that means…almost kisses! Those tension-laden, will-they-or-won’t-they moments where the hero and the heroine find themselves lock in place, inching toward that kiss…and then they don’t. 472 more words

Amanda K Byrne

An Indie Files Interlude: Anatomy of an Ebook

I hope y’all had a merry Christmas! Yesterday was a first for me – I spent the day with the  BF and his family. It was…interesting. 1,201 more words

Amanda K Byrne

REHAB is here!

Remember that free read I promised you, my dear readers? Well, here it is – Rehab is now available!

An accident forces Lila into physical therapy – and onto Dean’s massage table. 114 more words

Amanda K Byrne