12 Months of Indie Challenge

Posted on: December 30, 2021 at 9:26 pm, by S.M. McCoy

There’s been a 12 months of books challenge going around for our upcoming 2022 reading lists, where you ask your friends to recommend 12 books to read next year. I decided to take it one step farther, and make it Indie. Support Indie, and share the Indie love next year with filling your 12 months Continue Reading →


Heart of Darkness Sneak Peek

Posted on: December 3, 2021 at 10:36 am, by S.M. McCoy

Hi My Lovelies, Here is an unproofed, still in Beta version of Chapter One for the upcoming release of Heart of Darkness, coming 2022. Sign up for the Newsletter to make sure you don’t miss when it’s released and get a free copy of Blood Crescent! A looming war between fae queens, humans, and the Continue Reading →


How Much Does A Self-Pub Author Make?

Posted on: December 2, 2021 at 7:50 am, by S.M. McCoy

Self Publishing Series – How many books do I need to sell to make a living? The MATH behind the BOOK! Hello Lovelies! There are plenty of people, both authors, and readers who love to read about DATA, the cold hard facts of the existence of the author life. Most want confirmation of the dismal Continue Reading →


Kindle Unlimited Author Income

Posted on: November 17, 2021 at 10:32 am, by S.M. McCoy

Self Publishing Series – How much does an indie author make on KU This one will be a short little blurb. Some readers want to know how they can support an indie author more, reading through KU or purchasing their book. The answer is kind of here: (I say kind of because page count is Continue Reading →


Author Timeline – Query to Contract! The Wild Rose Press

Posted on: November 14, 2021 at 10:47 am, by S.M. McCoy

Guess what, my dark lovelies! This crazy word lady got a contract for Kingdom of Acatalec, my new Sci-Fi Fantasy Romance! November 2021 with The Wild Rose Press! I thought most of my writer buddies would like to see what that process was like for me in terms of time frames, and writer process for Continue Reading →


Blood Queen has Arrived!

Posted on: October 31, 2021 at 11:19 pm, by S.M. McCoy

Blood Queen has arrived, and I am so happy that it’s been well received so far! I got my first 5 star review from Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews, and Blood Queen made it to the TOP 10 Books for 2021! And they say series don’t get better with each book! Well, it seems those people were Continue Reading →


5 Lessons from PNWA2021 & Updates 09/2021

Posted on: September 20, 2021 at 12:53 pm, by S.M. McCoy

There is so much going on that I just had to update everyone, but didn’t want to overwhelm my Newsletter so it’ll be consolidated to one email I’ve created this post for people that visit my website, but also my Newsletter peeps that want to learn more by clicking this blog posting: First off, I Continue Reading →


BLOODY Updates what a year!

Posted on: July 7, 2021 at 4:30 pm, by S.M. McCoy

BLOOD QUEEN IS COMING!
I know I’m not the only one when I say, “WHEW, what a year!” And Covid has kicked everyone’s butts. Some of those into gear, some on the ground, and others into reflection.
Without further ado, the moment you’ve been waiting….


Mystery Novel Progress Update

Posted on: November 29, 2020 at 1:05 pm, by S.M. McCoy

I just made progress on Mystery Novel! So far I’m starting on the Editing phase, first draft completed! I’m also in the editing stages of the third installment of the Divine Series. There have been delays due to the chaos in the world, but we are in the final stretch, and will have the final Continue Reading →


Blood is on the Horizon!

Posted on: January 30, 2020 at 1:22 pm, by S.M. McCoy

Blood Queen Chapter One: Eat Your Heart Out — Brandy saw a vision of my death. I know she did. It’s why she…