How likely is it for a new author to make money with the Kindle Singles program?

Answer by Candace Vianna: A lot of your success is going to be tied to the category you’re writing in. Kindle Singles are limited to short story and novella length works. They are not accepting: how-to manuals, public domain works, reference books, travel guides, children’s books or story collections in this category. Submission guidelines can…

When your best friends are your worst enemies…

Hey folks… I had a delicate situation the other day. Those of you who follow me on Goodreads are probably aware that I reached out to other indie authors: I’ll do you, if you do me… I proposed a book and review trade… But what do you do if you receive a book so awful…

Appalachian Mountain Talk

Appalachian Mountain Talk Even though I go back to visit in Hendersonville every time I’m back east, I still researched the area my current project is set in. It’s easy to take for granted the things we say and do just because they’re familiar; because every one around us says and does it the same…

Appalachian Culture

My upcoming novella, Dead Dwight: a dark comedy, takes place in North Carolina’s rural Appalachia, an area near and dear to my heart, in the fictional town of Coalhaven.  I grew up about 100 miles east of Hendersonville NC, and was introduced to the area by a gentleman my husband met while serving in the…

Dead Dwight exert

Thanks to all my readers that have taken advantage of my two day free book promotion… I hope you enjoy reading The Science of Loving. So what am I up to  now, you ask? I’ve just started the first pass edits of my novella Dead Dwight: a dark comedy. I’ll be sending this to test…

The Science of Loving by Candace Vianna

  Available at: Amazon She’s a shy researcher obsessed with muscles. She even has a muscle car. He’s the bad boy rock star of the architectural world, perfectly content with his bachelor status, but his tattoo artist sister has other ideas, and when she decides to play matchmaker, sparks fly.