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Apple Books – A Game Changer?

Apple Books – A Game Changer?

Back in the saddle y'all! Let's get to it!! Wow, it's been a while since yours truly has written anything for Burning Embers. To be honest I needed a break and I thank JQM for handling things while I was on hiatus. So, what's brought me back to the typewriter? What's...

My Opinion on Vanity Presses -A JQM Article

So, before I begin I want to say that this is in no way anything more than the personal opinion of JQM.  I have nothing against Vanity Presses in the book publishing world.  For some people and some projects it is the perfect option.  I am not an expert...

Why I Hybrid Publish

Why I Hybrid Publish Not every title deserves to be published with every publisher, nor should every title be self published. I felt like Cosby Media Productions was the correct home for The United. But my short stories were not a good fit with any publisher.Some...

The Revenge of the Fifth!

HEHEHEHE! I am a bit of a Star Wars Geek, can you tell? To many today is Cinco de Mayo. Yeah, and to all you who celebrate that holiday, may you have a great day. But to me, it is the birthday of my Uncle. Many Happy Returns Uncle! I love you (even though I really...

Editing on a Budget

Budgetting is not easy for authors, especially self-published & authors signed with small publishing companies.The best way to get solid editing on your manuscript, without spending any money to it would be to barter editing services with fellow authors.Meaning...

Beta Reading 101

BETA READING 101 BY JQM This is my FREE introductory course to BETA Reading by JQM. Before I begin, let me honest with you.  I am no expert on editing.  My degree is in Anthropology with an Archaeology Emphasis and dual minors in Russian and Geology.  I...