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
"I don’t want to say a word against brains – I’ve a great respect for brains – I often wish I had some myself..." — Jewel's favorite quote. From Gilbert & Sullivan's Iolanthe Jewel was one of the first people I idolized when I first decided to take the Indie Author route seriously—and for good reason: she's … Continue reading Author Interview: Jewel E. Leonard
The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. -Sylvia Plath First things first! Congratulations to Rebecca Yelland for winning the giveaway hosted by Vania Rheault! Let me tell you what she won: Signed copies of Sex, Love, & Technicalities and Sex, Love, & Formalities. A cute notebook A shawl perfect for snuggling up with a book … Continue reading Going Forward: Self-Publish or Trad?
Mistakes are proof that you are trying. -Unknown Ugh. It's Monday. We must all drudge back to our places of work and cope with a certain amount of monotony until we get to fight traffic to get back home. But, it's also the day I have penciled in to really get cracking on edits and revisions … Continue reading Won’t You Be My Beta?
“A teachable spirit and a humbleness to admit your ignorance or your mistake will save you a lot of pain. However, if you're a person who knows it all, then you've got a lot of heavy-hearted experiences coming your way.” -Ron Carpenter, Jr. So as I mentioned last week, my launch day wasn't the thrill … Continue reading Let Me Be Frank