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

Award Scams


Guest post by Steven Beeho. Coming next week a deeper digging from another angle by  another Steven, Steven Saus.) Here’s to my wealth of Stevens. Mr. Beeho is the author … Continue reading

December 10, 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

Guest post: Thea Larson


Thea Larson is the author of Trust, a YA science fiction novel published by Daverana Enterprises. I asked her to do a guest post for us and here it is. … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

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

Kelly Freas


      One corner got torn in all the moving around I have done, but the picture was not harmed. Kelly Freas did this portrait of my ex. Kelly … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · 6 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

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

Open Letter to Nikki Palomino


You arrived on my facebook making weird ugly comments. What you did not do was talk to me like an adult. I could have set you straight. I have sent … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · 15 Comments

Tabetha Jones gets stupid? Maybe? What do you think?


Over at her Zoey Sweete facebook page, Tabetha Jones (who openly admits to being Zoey btw) posted this and I can’t quite decipher it. A Warning from myself and Nikki … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 19 Comments

It gets worse or maybe better?


Late last year, Barnes and Noble shut down the site that most of the Indies were most dependent upon: Fictionwise.  The reason for a shut down was (in my opinion) … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

Janrae Frank