A little Romance, a little humor, a twist of Twilight Zone and a splash of vampires, Elise Skidmore’s stories deliver rich tales of a wide range of memorable characters, served up in bite sized pieces. Don’t have time to read a novel? Snack on these delightfully unpredictable tales!
Praying Town is the story of a brave experiment, a forgotten war, and a historic peace between New World Natives and Old World immigrants. Amid the confusion of colonization, two cultures found a way to live together in harmony and respect in communities that once dotted the landscape of what we now know as New England. They were called Praying Towns.
Looking for a new favorite poet but love the classics? Kathy is a new poet who writes in old forms. Sonnets, dizains, and villanelles play among the pages of this tiny slice of verbal art. The rhymes and rhythms within will call your soul to return time and again to wear the edges of the pages until they rest within your heart.
Where should you market your books? How do you make the choices that are right for you? And once you've decided, how do you make it happen? This book walks you step-by-step through the process helping you through the entire process.
What do blog posts and ebooks have in common? Frustrated writers struggling to format them well. This book will give you hands-on experience with basic HTML and CSS giving you the power to tame your formatting nightmares.
Learn the landscape of the modern indie publishing world. This book defines common terms, explains standard practices, provides links to needed resources, and lays out the general procedures for taking a book from a great bit of writing to something people can purchase.
Blogging, managing a website, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and more! How is a writer supposed to do all of that and still have time to write? This book covers the building blocks of a unique online presence and basic strategies for each platform. You'll learn the demographics of different social media networks and how to choose which ones to invest your time in.
Being a writer is serious business. You're selling more than a book. You're selling yourself as a writer. Learn strategies for creating your unique brand, and an experimental mindset that will keep you on track through the roller coaster ride of the industry.
Elise Skidmore is a native New Yorker, who has been writing poetry since she was a child. She feels blessed to have had the best parents, husband, and children a woman could ask for, and the strong bonds of family are often the subject of her writing. Her books of poetry are available both in print and all digital formats.
What people are saying about Elise Skidmore --
I've read POEMS FROM THE EDGE OF SPRING, and can highly recommend it! The sort of book you can pick up for a moment's respite or inspiration--or just sit and read from piece to piece, always entertained/comforted/made to think. Lovely book! -- Diana Gabaldon
Poignant and lyrical, every sentence is a gem. -- Karen White
Elise Skidmore is a native New Yorker, who has been writing poetry since she was a child. She feels blessed to have had the best parents, husband, and children a woman could ask for, and the strong bonds of family are often the subject of her writing. Her first book of poetry, POEMS FROM THE EDGE OF SPRING was a finalist in the 2013 EPIC eBook Awards.
What if your mom was abducted? What if the people who held her hostage wanted to erase her mind? Seventeen year old XJ Patterson is genetically enhanced. So is her mother. CAGE, the Coalition to Assimilate Genetically Enhanced Persons, abducts her mom. XJ wants to rescue her, but she won't join the revolution to do it. If she does, she can't live a normal life. And all XJ wants is to be normal.
A single gunshot shattered Dana's perfect life. Now she's starting over with a new life, new rules and an old flame to chase all her demons away. But Dana's demons have other ideas. They want her-and her sisters-at any cost.
When a scouting expedition goes disastrously wrong, Marius Quinctius Regillus finds himself in a horde of trouble. With the Mongols encircling the grand fortress city of Antioch, Regillus and his men are trapped between a governor’s ambitions and the Mongolian weaponry. With nowhere to turn, can they save the city, or will Antioch Burn?
Indie publisher Lisa Norman walks you through each step of the process of publishing your own books. She shares stories of what she's learned from years in the business, helping you avoid the rocky areas and stake your claim in the writing industry. Updated for 2018.