Life of an Author

March 16, 2019

Importance of Successful Writing Habits

Have two or more projects on the go: Speaking of writer’s block, having more than one project on the go is never a bad idea.
March 19, 2019
Find YOUR Audience

Who is Your Books Audience: The Answer IS the Key to Your Success

How you ever just sat down and thought about your potential audience for that book you are about to write or have just written? Well, I […]
March 28, 2019

How To Create A Writing Schedule That Works

I’ve been working on it for a long time now, and this year I’ve borrowed ideas from the world’s most productive (and successful) authors. This is the closest I’ve ever come to a “bullet-proof” writing plan—it’s both realistic and ambitious.
March 29, 2019

Flash Fiction & Why You Should Be Writing It–Plus Free Contests List

Flash forward to flash fiction, a form of fiction writing which is increasing in popularity day by day. Flash Fiction goes by several names including: Micro Fiction, Sudden Fiction, Fast Fiction and Short-short stories.
March 29, 2019
Sell More Books

10 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want To Sell More Books

“Help, my book isn't selling. What can I do?”
April 2, 2019

How to Self Publish Your First Book

How to self publish. The ins and outs of this simple yet mysterious subject.     Follow along on , , , or to never miss […]
 
July 22, 2019

Why You Need To Be Writing Flash Fiction.

I’m a firm believer that anyone who learns to write captivating flash fiction will also improve their longer works. This is true in so many ways. […]
May 9, 2019

Overwriting & Underwriting–Which Is Worse?

Does your scene have too much detail? Or is it underwritten to the point you’ve lost your readers? That fine line in between can be a […]
June 10, 2019
Truths

Painful Truths New Writers Must Know.

Are you gearing up for your first novel? Do you have it all laid out in your head and envision the grand book tour that will […]
October 30, 2019
Worth Writing Your Story?

Is Your Story Worth Writing?

Are you pondering taking the plunge into writing a novel? Maybe you have your protagonist and antagonist all fleshed out in your head. But, is the […]
March 19, 2019
Find YOUR Audience

Who is Your Books Audience: The Answer IS the Key to Your Success

How you ever just sat down and thought about your potential audience for that book you are about to write or have just written? Well, I […]
November 1, 2019

Thank you to the VA

It seems like a lifetime ago. 2013: I tried to kill myself, threatened to kill my parents, got involuntarily admitted to 5East (VA Psych ward), and […]
November 9, 2019

My Book Jacket Picture…

Long Beard. Please don’t say no beard at all because I look like I’m twelve with no beard😀 Also, should my hair be pulled back or […]
May 26, 2019

So You Have A Bad Writing Process–So What.

You don’t outline. You don’t have a writing schedule. Who cares? Are you plugging away and gaining ground? That’s all that matters right? As long as […]
May 10, 2019

7 Book Submission Tips

Have you started your submission process? Is your book primed and ready to head out to agents and editors? What about your query letter? How do […]