The following is an unedited chapter to the book I've just started. THE UNFLESHED is nearly finished and should be out as soon as it is edited. In the meantime, I've been exercising my writing muscles and begun a new one. Hope you enjoy and as always, comments welcome! All rights reserved © 2016 Lisa Vasquez … Continue reading Work in Progress
Authors have a very personal relationship with readers. It's intimate in the way a love song can produce children whoare conceived to a verse drifting in and out between a couple lulled into a moment bursting with romance (okay-okay, usually angst filled and passionate). It can bring a person to rock bottom, or bring them … Continue reading Authors and the Readers: The Bond
First of all let me explain something. Indie authors rely heavily on reviews. Indie authors are also very close to their fans and readers, giving them access to themselves whereas traditional writers are more distant. Amazon offers support to "indie" authors that have a number of reads and reviews. Why then, is Amazon penalizing indie … Continue reading Amazon, let’s talk..
So as many of you have heard, and are probably sick of hearing (sorry) that Houston has become an island. Yes, we're soaked and miserable. We've not seen the likes of this in many, many years. And by "We" I mean Houston, not me. I'm originally from Chicago. Where there's some normal weather! haha! The … Continue reading Houston…We have a problem
Sometimes when you're in the eye of the storm you see things around you so much clearer. There's chaos floating around, debris tumbling in the wind like leaves in winter, and noise. So much noise. It's deafening like the roar of a lion and it makes you freeze right where you're standing. Once you're in … Continue reading I Need A Moment..
It's a simple hashtag. GoGetItLife. It seems obvious to some and to others maybe it's the new "YOLO" but for me it's a daily affirmation of my goals and my direction in life. Yeah, it started with Theo Rossi. And Yes, I looked into what it was all about because I am a huge fan, but … Continue reading #GoGetItLife – Why this little hashtag motivates me every day..
Let me begin by saying this is my own opinion and if you don't agree, I'm totally cool with that. We all sat down that Sunday night, prepared for another death. Knowing it would be one of our beloved characters had us in a bundle of nerves. The introduction of Negan making us (sick and) … Continue reading And now my thoughts on The Walking Dead Finale