We recently read an article that said the average income for a published author is less than 10k a year. If you factor in that Ebooks are easily pirated and copyrighted material is easily duplicated, the average income drops significantly. One reason that we O’Garas offer ebooks exclusively through Amazon is that if a Dear…… Continue reading Why Bother?
I am feeling a bit overwhelmed. I look at all the authors floating through my newsfeeds and say, “I am lost in a sea of headshots and book covers.” What makes me special? All these storytellers and word spinners think they are special too. We are all correct and terribly wrong in the same moment.…… Continue reading Day 14
Have you ever decided that you needed to do a project only to realize that there are three other projects that you need to do before you can do the one you really want to do? Then you do all the things at once to get the stuff done. I am that person. I want…… Continue reading Over Extended
I got my first real job with a paycheck when I was seventeen. Yes, in a fast food restaurant. I liked the fast part and the food part. That was about it. It did not take me long to realize that I didn’t want to work where it was hot and loud. I didn’t like…… Continue reading Work is Fun
Hi, I am late posting here today because I have been working diligently getting my new publication together. I have no deadline. I am just so excited for you to see it! It doesn’t matter how much time I have there never seems to be enough time in the day. Can you relate? Watch for…… Continue reading Late Late Late
When I started writing and publishing I thought that I would be successful and make a decent living at it. While it is true that I have sold more than a few books, I still have a job as a librarian. I do not live off the money I make writing and I am ok…… Continue reading It’s Not About Money
This afternoon’s post around 3 pm (CST) will be the 100th Thought of the Day. I hope you are enjoying reading my thoughts as much as I am loving writing and sharing them with you. Tomorrow is the official 100th day of this year. 2020 has started out like a Ace Venture, crazy and weird.…… Continue reading 100 Days = 100 Posts
Starting Jan 1, 2020 Lori will write a short post right here everyday. It will be published at tea time, around three (CST) in the afternoon. Many of her readers have asked her to resume the “Thought of the Day” posts on social media. This will be similar. Regular blog posts will be published on…… Continue reading New Year, New Words