Regardless of the publishing path we choose, genre focus is the game-changer that transitions us from published authors to powerhouse brands. By now, all of you should know that when you don’t hear from me (Cait) for a while, you should probably worry because I’m holed up in my study either doing research or coming up with new and creative ways to achieve world domination–though so far, I’ve had to rule out hallucinogenic peanut butter, karaoke, and podcasting. We’ve broken the oppressive shackles of traditional publishing in all areas, including the ridiculous way publishers used to limit writers to one specific genre. This was imperative for crafting a brand—which is when a name alone has the power to drive sales. How many thrillers can one writer write before the thrill is gone? But, rules were rules and why mess with what worked? Back in the day, if we started writing historical romance…well, we pretty much kept writing we chose for our next book.But, I’m back now, ready to start sharing with all of you the fruits of my research. We are now free to be a seven-genre-crossing author if we want! But, it was a nigh-on-impossible quest to go from regency romance to noir crime thriller.
Los Angeles will have to battle with the two monster teams out West next season - Golden State and San Antonio - and a trip to the Finals seems highly...We almost always end up being disappointed on NBA trade deadline day and draft day, mainly due to the months of wild speculation prior. Kevin Garnett, who was gift-wrapped by Mc Hale in a 2007 trade, made the Celtics immediate championship contenders again after a 21-year title drought. Arguably the two best hitting teams in the American League will tangle at Fenway Park this week in what will be the Red Sox’ biggest series since they won the World Series over the St. Yes, it’s been that long since there was a “big game” on Yawkey Way. Unfortunately for sheer entertainment purposes, it’s... Danny Ainge and the Celtics’ fan base should no longer be in a rush, because for the 29 teams in the league that do not reside in the Bay Area and do not have four potential future Hall of Famers in their starting lineup – the 2016-17 NBA season was basically canceled on Fourth of July weekend. Expect the Celtics' win total projection for the 2016-17 season to jump to at least 50.0 thanks to their free agent signing of Al Horford this past weekend. Danny Ainge shipped out Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for the Nets’ draft picks just three years ago this week, but all the talk around town and in basketball circles right now is centered around the fact that Ainge and Celtics owner Wyc... Le Bron James was seen squeezing Kevin Love tight on Sunday night.The Celtics have gone over their Vegas over/under projection the past two seasons and book-makers are well aware of those types of trends. The first 2016 NBA Mock Draft we did was way back on Dec. Over a half year later, our top five picks from that time look similar. Any perceived bad blood between the two was quickly washed away by a championship cleanse.