Claudia Burgoa

A new Story, A new Goal

Posted Nov 2 2014 in , , , , , , , , ,

NaNoWriMo is here! And no… due to time restrictions and wanting to keep my head focus on my family, other projects and my job, I won’t join the madness this year. However, to celebrate I am starting a new series of blogs: Going from a serial pantser to an organized … hybrid? Why, wait, what? […]

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Do you have any writing tools?

Posted Oct 19 2014 in , , , , , , , ,

A few pieces of sea glass I’d like to share   As a writer, there are times that you have that word on the tip of your tongue to describe that thing you know… that… but it’s just not coming out. Personally I shake my head, tap my fingers several times to release the energy […]

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Self-Publishing vs Traditional Publishing ~ Think before you Print

Posted Oct 12 2014 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Which one is better? For me the question sounds like:   I’ll be honest with you, there’s no right or wrong, it’s all about perspective and what works best for you. But let me throw a few things to think about before making that decision.   Traditional Publishing:   Once you write your book, query […]

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A little bit of sea glass I’ve picked through the years

Posted Sep 7 2014 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Learn from yourself, from others and from the internet… What I wish I knew before I published series, Part 7” Oh, where to start, where to start… Back in 2008 I began to write my first manuscript, one only a few read, and one I’ll never dust and polish; let alone publish. We all have […]

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‘This Internet thing is here to stay~ Social Media: Rock Star Lit

Posted Sep 1 2014 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“Social Media, do I have to… What I wish I knew before I published series, Part 6”     Yes, this internet thing wasn’t just a trend, it’s now our main way of communication. Impressive how things evolved in the past fifteen years, as back in 1999 ‘We Got Mail.’ Yes, the movie.     Nora […]

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This Internet Thing is here To Stay ~ Rock Star Lit

Posted Sep 1 2014 in , , , , , , , , , ,

“Social Media, do I have to… What I wish I knew before I published series, Part 6”     Yes, this internet thing wasn’t just a trend, it’s now our main way of communication. Impressive how things evolved in the past fifteen years, as back in 1999 ‘We Got Mail.’ Yes, the movie.     Nora […]

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Publishing Tips: Between the Sheets Promotions

Posted Aug 18 2014 in , , , , ,

Promote your work… What I wish I knew before I published series, Part 5.”   A note from your friendly author —that’s me:   I skipped a week, for-shame! I thought this blog would’ve published last week automatically and surprise, surprise… it didn’t. It was a Monday and well things happen and life goes on… […]

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Likes, loves and hates…

Posted Aug 3 2014 in , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

“What I wished I knew before I published series, Part 4.” Dear writer: Your work isn’t for everyone. You need to learn how to live with the likes, loves and hates. Reviews and reviewers…    How do reviews help a writer?   Getting technical: A review becomes an opportunity to promote your work through other […]

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Publishing a book is more than typing your ideas…

Posted Jul 27 2014 in , , , , , ,

Beta Readers and Formatting. “What I wished I knew before I published series, Part 3.” My cover is ready, my book edited now what? There are a few things you must do before uploading your e-book and say it’s ready… Beta Readers Come again? Beta Readers, are they for you? They’re the ones that give […]

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