writers, Writing

Writing vs Not Writing

Sometimes you need to take a break. You can't be healthy, happy and at peace if you don't allow yourself to step away for a while. I know writers who write every day. Many of them write at a certain time every morning. Not writing on one day can make them feel immense guilt. What… Continue reading Writing vs Not Writing

Books, Fiction

New Release: One Day in October

Gita is 40+, single and not ready to mingle. She has her own structured daily life and a cafe to run. She also has her elderly parents who are a handful. One day, when enough is enough, Gita decides to leave her comfort zone. That one day, turns out to be extra special. Available on… Continue reading New Release: One Day in October

Books, Fiction

A New Cover for my First Ever Self Published Book

Some of you may remember that I self published my first fiction book on Amazon Kindle in 2017. It was titled Just me, the Sink & the Pot. It also had a terrible cover. I changed the cover twice after that but something was nagging at the back of my mind. So here is my… Continue reading A New Cover for my First Ever Self Published Book

writers, Writing

Building Your Author Brand

You're writing a book. Or you've just finished writing one. You want readers for your books. There are so many books to choose from on every online platform and physical bookstore, so WHY should anyone want to read your book? Well, perhaps they have developed an interest in you as they follow you on Twitter/Instagram.… Continue reading Building Your Author Brand

Rambles and rants

Anxiety And My Writing Process – Sudesna Ghosh — Dann Alexander

For the second time, I’m happy to welcome back to these pages my colleague Sudesna (Sue) Ghosh. Based in India, Sue is an author, cat mom and advocate for mental health and animals. You will find her Amazon Author Page here and on Twitter . Anxiety sucks. It’s been my friend/enemy for some years now. […]Anxiety… Continue reading Anxiety And My Writing Process – Sudesna Ghosh — Dann Alexander

Books, Writing

Cover Reveal: Mita’s Dilemma (A Romance Novella)

So I decided to write another romance. I started with zero plot or characters in my head. No basic outline. All I knew was that I had procrastinated for long enough -- it was time to write. This book was so much fun to write because I let the characters take me through it step… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Mita’s Dilemma (A Romance Novella)