June 2019: Wish You’d Known
~ Franny Armstrong ~
What is something you wish you’d known when you first started writing? (Craft or career).
Franny Armstrong said:
What I wish I’d known when I first started writing? I’d love to have learned how to market my books back then. Having that gem would have been great, and I still would be reaping the rewards of that knowledge, like I am now. Marketing is the gift that keeps on giving. I would love to have been on the top sellers list for the New York Times, or USA Today, or both back then.
One can never stop learning as you go. Building a career is so fulfilling, and I always look forward to meeting more of my readers. Being a best-selling author is humbling, yet so exhilarating at the same time. What more could a writer ask for than that?
Satisfaction for a job well done can go a long way in a writing career, giving the author a great deal of pride and joy. I miss that day when my first novel was published. The excitement and overwhelming happiness is something you can keep close to your heart forever. Though my husband and children have never read my books—afraid to see what really goes on in my mind—I know they take pride in my accomplishments.
Here’s to many more on the top of the list! I’ve taken great pride in being a writer, and it never fades. I hope to write many more novels in the future. Somehow the element of time slips by so quickly that I lose track of it. My readers are the ones who remind me that I need to keep on pushing forward. I learn something new every day. Thank you to all of you for making me so successful, not in the monetary sense, but in the sense of accomplishment.
I’d love to hear from my readers about what they want next in the characters and plots. I am truly humbled by that. Thank you for your undying support.
The Web Cleanser
Ryland Sanders is a feisty, no-nonsense cop who protects her heart with her smart mouth. She has no friends, and every partner she’s ever had gave up on her long ago. When paired with a new cop, Ry pulls out all stops to get rid of him.
Kane Nanuq (Nanook) is from the Northwest Territories on Baffin Island. He’s tracking a serial killer who murdered his wife and children. When he meets Ry, his carefully planned revenge is altered.
She wants to become bait, but Kane wants to protect her. She cracks open his carefully guarded heart, even as she loses hers. The duo work together to capture the man, but neither of them realize they’ve lost their hearts to each other until it’s too late…
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