Sam Brown is on sabbatical

Following the launch of Tribute, author Sam Brown has retired from public life. Author Sam Brown's final public appearance, on Neen Cohen's Hyperactive Bookworm channel November 4, 2021, marks the end of a decade-long writing career in which, she acknowledges, too much time was spent on Twitter. She retires from public life following the publication … Continue reading Sam Brown is on sabbatical

I love a dude with a problem

I hope you're not expecting some sort of romantic confessional from that headline! I'm talking genre, not actual dudes. I recently re-read Stephen King's Misery because I've been listening to Save the Cat Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody, and Misery is used as an example of the "dude with a problem" sub-genre she describes … Continue reading I love a dude with a problem

PR, darling, PR

I was up at the crack of dawn* today for a photo shoot with the number one newspaper in the state**. Such is a the life of an Amazon Best Selling Author***. The funny thing about aspiring to be a writer is you can't possibly just write. You have to be your own researcher, editor, … Continue reading PR, darling, PR

How I became an Amazon bestseller

True story. Well, me and 15 other writers, anyway: all the contributors to Elemental, an anthology of short fiction. Heres' the proof: The book became the No 1 bestseller in its Amazon category for ...a couple of hours, maybe, after the book became available for pre-order. Our book launch isn't until the end of July....come … Continue reading How I became an Amazon bestseller