Lone Mesa Author Services

Editorial, Graphic Design and Publishing Specialists

Spring Yourself from a Prison of Worry

I don’t know about anyone else, but when springtime springs up anywhere around me, I start feeling the need to reinvigorate my life. I want to be outside in the sunshine enjoying everything nature has to offer, and keeping myself indoors to work becomes harder and...

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Indies and ISBNs: When is the Right Time?

One of the hottest topics on the self-published author Facebook groups of late has been the need for ISBNs and the timing of those types of purchases. For new self-publishing authors, it’s really a matter of where they are in the process and what steps to take next....

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It’s All About Perspective

A couple weeks ago, I took my dog camping at Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway near Quitaque, Texas (that’s “kitty-quay” for those who are curious.) Part of our adventure in the back of my medium-sized SUV was my 6-mile round-trip hike to the bottom of the canyon on Saturday morning. The temperature was in the mid-60s, but the wind was fierce. By the time I came up on a little bench just past the No. 14 half-mile marker, I was ready to rest and take a sip of water. In fact, I was wondering if I had yet again put myself on the wrong trail somehow and gone way off track from my original hike.

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Finding the Author’s Voice

Sitting atop his doghouse, Snoopy writes, “It was a dark and stormy night…” for the thousandth time. Ever helpful, Linus suggests in order to sell his work, Snoopy should take a different approach. The result? “It was a stormy and dark night…”

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Time to be Social

No matter where you are in your author’s journey, if you haven’t thought about your social media presence, now is the time.

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Lone Mesa Author Services

Meet Teri

Teri has more than 20 years experience in writing, editing and marketing and collaborates with others to offer cutting-edge knowledge in design and more than a decade's experience in publishing. Inspired by the struggle of independent authors to produce quality products at a reasonable cost, she started Lone Mesa with a mission to help improve the work of authors at all levels for a fair price. Her first love is the written word, and she strives to make each author's words shine in their best light.