One-Star Reviews Don’t Suck

Until midway through last year I had an unpleasant reaction to one-star reviews. Partly it was because, being a newer author, I had not received any. So the first one stung. The next one was worse, not because of the review, but because more than one meant the first one wasn’t a mistake. As writers […]


WIP: Do I Love Cover Design More Than Writing?

On August 4, 2012, in Book Covers, Indie Authors, New Books, STEPHEN KING, WIP, by rsguthrie

I have the paperback version of Dark Prairies done and I #ammarketing like crazy, so yesterday I started back in on the third Detective Bobby Mac book Reckoning. I’m really excited about this book. It may not be my magnum opus, like Dark Prairies, but it is going to be the book that ties the […]


For Whom The Blog Tolls

I received a thought-provoking email from a reader this morning that immediately spurred my next blog post, its thoroughness and the points it pondered being: A) Completely relevant to my (and any other author/writer’s) blog and B) Timely, as I had been considering my blog, the fact that I really would like to blog about […]


Dear Struggling Indie Writer

So it’s happened. I’ve let ‘er loose. As deep and dark (at times) and thrillingly scurrilous as this book is when need be (don’t worry, it has plenty of redemption) I am still going to think of Dark Prairies in the feminine. If you’ve read my blog much, you know I believe my muse is […]


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