Tag Archives: h.r. olsen

Reviews, it’s always the reviews…

All published writers must be crazy. Well, all writers are crazy but published writers must be a special breed of crazy.  Why else would you pour your heart and soul into a story and then send it out into the cold … Continue reading

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Saying No to NaNoWriMo

Happy Sunday, everyone! This time last year, the Litzos had all signed on to participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). We finished the month of November with a 50,000 word very rough draft and some pretty neat winner stickers. We affectionately … Continue reading

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November is off to a good start!

We have high expectations for November this year. And so far, two days in, everything is going according to plan. We are still aiming to release Holly Virginia before the end of the year, and Return to Gaia as well, barring … Continue reading

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Sharing the Numbers

So how have we really been doing? From what we’ve seen, there is a lot of mystery surrounding self-publishing. Most authors when asked how they are doing will give a noncommittal, “Good, I’m doing good.” The problem with that answer … Continue reading

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What can we say? We’re plugging away!

As the title says, “We’re plugging away!” We’re still making forward progress on our final edits for Holly Virginia, despite being scattered to the four winds this month. As for the Litzophreniacs 3, in addition to the edits, here’s what’s … Continue reading

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And The Beat Goes On…

Sometimes a person needs to stop and take an accurate assessment of where they are. The Litzo’s are no exception. We’re writers, but we’re ordinary people with ordinary people problems and responsibilities, too. The trick is to not let those … Continue reading

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Reader Expectations

As we write our books, we have discovered that we like to mix it up a bit. One of our Renna Olsen books, The Safe Harbor, is pretty old-style horror with a bit of slash and burn. Cold Prairie, the … Continue reading

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Discipline and Distractions

Beyond a doubt, the most difficult part of writing at home is finding the time to actually do it. The Litzo’s are no exception. We struggle with balancing the distractions of everyday life and the discipline to take the time … Continue reading

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Spectacular Giveaway!

This week, in order to boost our sales and gain a few new readers, we’ve been running simultaneous free promotional e-book giveaways on Exiles of Gaia and Creek House. We couldn’t be more pleased with how things are going! We started … Continue reading

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Summer Wrap-up

With only a few more weeks until Anne returns to Namibia, it feels like the summer break has flown by at a breakneck speed. We’ll start by congratulating our book giveaway winners! Shawn McMullen of Deer Island, Oregon won a … Continue reading

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