Comparison can turn friends into adversaries. -Frank Sonnenberg Morning, lovelies! Hopefully you're having a lovely day and great start to your week. I'll be honest, my weekend and my Monday were rough. I had a pretty gnarly headache. Not a migraine, thankfully, but this nagging pain going right across the back of my skull and … Continue reading The Comparison Game
Hey! You're back. Today we're going to begin work on the front cover. If you're not "back" but showing up for the first time, check out my post from last week before you get too far, as I cover some pretty important questions you need to ask yourself before you decide to make your own book … Continue reading DIY Book Cover Design, pt. 2
Gooooooooood morning, everyone. I have some bad news. I have really fallen behind in a lot of my author goals...including writing my post informing you of my failures. I'm not sure if that makes it a double, triple, or quadruple failure...but it's time to face the music. After coming off an incredibly productive second quarter, … Continue reading Q3: Yikes.
Good evening! I thought I'd revisit some of my older posts and see if my thoughts, processes, ideas, etc. have changed since I began this blog. What better way to start this mini-series than to start with my very first post! What's In A Name was published on December 13, 2015—almost three years ago! Let's get … Continue reading Posts Revisited: What’s In A Name?
I promised I'd be honest with you guys. No matter how much it hurts. It's time to pony up and tell you the truth about how I did with my goals for quarter one. If you'd like to see the full blog post where I laid out my plans, click here. Here goes nothing, ya'll. … Continue reading Q1: How’d I Do?
Welcome back! In this week's post, I am bringing you Wix. I'm sure you've seen their advertisements on YouTube—Rhett and Link from Good Mythical Morning are currently spokespeople. You might have seen some advertising on television too, though I'm not entirely sure about that, since I haven't had television service in about five years now. … Continue reading Writer Resources: Wix
“I'm sitting in my office trying to squeeze a story from my head. It is that kind of morning when you feel like melting the typewriter into a bar of steel and clubbing yourself to death with it." -Richard Matheson It's 5:03 pm on Sunday and I am just now getting around to my blog … Continue reading Combating Writer’s Block
"Love scenes feel very mechanical. But our whole job is to make it look real." - Erika Christensen **Disclaimer: This post may not be safe for work.** When most people think of February, I bet Valentine's Day isn't far from mind. When people think Valentine's Day, I bet sex isn't far behind. Sex has … Continue reading Let’s Talk: SEX
We're a month into 2018 and I have talked an awful lot about productivity and turning your wish lists into "did lists." So...how have I done? My successes: My blog | I am pleased to announce I have kept up with my blogging schedule without failure since December. My engagement has gone up, and I have … Continue reading One Month In: How’d I Do?
"Besides, don't God'ner the devil want me. I reckon I'm fine right where I am." - Corrie Bryant, Alabama Rain Is it lame to say Happy New Year to you again? I don't think so. Is it? I'm thinking it's perfectly all right to pass on this wish throughout the first week. After … Continue reading Say Hello To My WIP: Alabama Rain