Cussedness Corner

"My work may be garbage but it's good garbage." Mickey Spillane

The troubles with KDP Select


The value of using KDP Select has become questionable in many cases. Jennifer Malone has an excellent article on it. Be sure to read the comments. Daverana’s own  experience with … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

The troubles with mixed genre


I am finding I have a lot of trouble promoting my books because they are mixed genre. The categories are almost set in iron. I often use Dark Fantasy I like … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Darkness in My Work


We all have a bit of darkness in our souls.  Creatures that were sleeping under our beds as children and then evolve into the body of our accumulated hurts. So … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Out with the New, In with the old


I have been puzzling over this for months. My old lycan series, Lycan Blood, is selling very well; yet my new lycan series (Lycan Pride) is not? I have several … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Serpent’s Quest and Self-Publishing


Serpent’s Quest is now complete on Wattpad. That is the entire novel. We will be bringing it out this month in print edition with six outstanding illustrations by Anne Stone … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Serpent’s Quest on Wattpad


I am serializing Serpent’s Quest on Wattpad. Take a look and let me know if you like it.

August 19, 2013 · 8 Comments

Can’t lock from a liar


Mama always told me, “A liar is worse than a thief, because you can lock from a thief, but you can’t lock from a liar.” Case in point. After ignoring … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Romance of the Nitwits


Tabetha just landed at the blog of Nickolaus Pacione and is courting Nicky in comments.  She has no clue as always. I like the part where she says that Nicky … Continue reading

August 11, 2013 · 8 Comments

Call for submissions


Originally published on July 19, 2013 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daverana-Enterprises/398574250020 FOSSIL LAKE An anthology of the aberrant Edited by Christine Morgan To be published in 2014 by Daverana Enterprises What we’re looking for: … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 29 Comments

Not Over Yet


I woke up this morning to a 12 hour ban from facebook. I don’t know how those things count time, so I’m  uncertain at what point I can get back … Continue reading

August 5, 2013 · 19 Comments

Blurbs and Reviews


Janrae Frank writes with unbridled passion. The passion of love and hate. The passion of life and death. The passion of blood. Her work bends stereotypes and genres and takes … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Goodreads


I joined Goodreads a long time ago. My participation on it has been sporatic. I just took a big stack of books from a bookcase and put it on my … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

Tracking the Werewolf


My lycans are actually wolfweres, not werewolves.  On Daverana the werewolves are beasts that have no self restraint.  The lycans hunt them down and destroy them. My lycans first appeared … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chimquar the Lionhawk


My first “sale” was a giveaway to Jessica Amanda Salmonson. It was The Ruined Tower. I wrote it during the years that I was angry at having Christianity shoved down … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gotta Love the Stupid


I have seen this type of behavior so often from the various nitwits encountered over the years that I knew I was going to get this reaction from Zoey.   … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 13 Comments

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