Category Archives: self-publishing

A First Foray into Novel-Writing Software

We didn’t get too much done this past week due to unforeseen circumstances and a death in the family. It’s been a rough one. We started out the week with our first Litzo work session which was very productive and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Yay, we made it to 2021! Happy new year, everyone. We took time off over the holidays to give ourselves some breathing room. While our workload is self-imposed, we still feel guilty when we don’t spend our time productively. It … Continue reading

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October 2020 Wrap-up from Halloween Town, Oregon

Halloween Town, Oregon, real name Saint Helens, looked a little bit different this year, thanks to the pandemic. Our little hometown’s claim to fame is that it was the location where Halloween Town and Halloween Town II, Kalabar’s Revenge were … Continue reading

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Finally, Forward Progress!

We know you’re dying to find out! Were we finally able to break through our writer’s block and get some writing done last week? The answer is yes! Less than a lot but more than none, that’s something, right? Anne … Continue reading

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All Our Titles on Smashwords!

March has been a very productive month, not so much the writing aspect of the business, but taking care of the nuts and bolts side of things, as well as working on Anne and Nancy’s new Etsy endeavor, TeaRoseGoods. So, … Continue reading

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Side Projects = Sidetracked

     We know you’re wondering, “Hey Gang, where have you been for the month of February?” Well, as the title of this blog post suggests, we’ve been working on a few side projects. We’ve done a little bit of … Continue reading

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Our Collaborative Process

We were kicked out of a restaurant yesterday…politely, but kicked out none the less. We think we may have creeped out our waitress. We were there for a planning and plotting session for our newest project, a horror novel set … Continue reading

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The Upsides and Downsides to Taking a Writing Break

We’ve kicked off 2020 with a renewed sense of purpose and a new writing plan. Because we write collaboratively, we’ve had to develop our own specific methodology over the last six years. Keys to our past writing successes have been … Continue reading

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2019 Wrap-Up

Welcome to the end of 2019! We’re so glad you could make it. We managed to publish one book in 2019, our paranormal thriller, The Oculars. Other than that, little progress was made on our other two works-in-progress. Today, we … Continue reading

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How’s that negative reinforcement going?

We bet you’re wondering how our plan to use negative reinforcement to overcome writer’s block is going. Well, let us tell you. It’s working splendidly. Both Nancy and Anne have managed to produce two chapters each in the last two … Continue reading

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