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Staying Motivated Writing and publishing a book, at least a good one, takes a lot of time and effort. For some of us, this can be problematic because of a …

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What is it, How do I participate, and should I be nervous? No, you shouldn’t be nervous, but it’s understandable if you are. I know I was the first year. …

I’ve seen lots of people stress over giving negative feedback. I get it, I do too sometimes. No one wants to hear they’re bad at something, and no one wants …

Update: Hello and Goodbye

I’ve decided to make a difficult decision: I’m putting my blog on hold temporarily. You may have noticed my lack of posting since March. That’s mostly because I’ve been struggling …

As an independent author, I know the importance of finding a good quality writing or publishing resource. Whenever I find one (or a really bad one) I’ll review it so …

I had a conversation with someone on Twitter that wove through a lot of topics, but it reminded me of something I was very surprised and disappointed to learn when …

I’ve written a lot of stories before, most of them not quite finished. I’ve kept them all to myself except for some Buffy Faf-fic which is out there in the …

The image above is an example of how plans can go horribly wrong even when they go right. All 74 tomato seeds I planted sprouted. That. Never. Happens. You plant …

In my last post, I went over what critique partners and beta readers are, and how to use them. Today, I’m going to go into detail on my beta process. Disclaimer: …

Disclaimer: There is no right or wrong way to use critique partners and betas, just like there is no right or wrong way to write a book. This post is …

It used to be as a writer you could just go sit in a cabin and type away until your book was finished. All by yourself. Never had to talk …

Write The Dang Book!

There’s a lot of steps to publishing a book: getting feedback on your writing, chatting with friends on social media about your upcoming release, and of course, the less fun …