Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

My brain is exploding. This week was writing, publishing, and marketing—the trifecta of stressful. Well, writing isn’t usually stressful. Not for me. Not unless I’m behind on a deadline. And typically, I’m not. (I’m obsessive about meeting deadlines.) But when editing, publishing, and marketing infringe on my budgeted writing time, I can either work myselfContinue reading “Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links”

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Happy Friday! What a week, huh? When I was considering this week’s quote, two came to mind. If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. I chose this one, instead: And here’s why. The first quote, while humorous, makes God sound aContinue reading “Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links”

Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links

Wow, what a week. I said I’d never use a pen name, but I broke that vow. I’m now working on my second book for a company. I can’t talk a lot about it; I’m essentially ghost-writing, although I will market for those books when they’re released. The cool thing is, I’m managing to averageContinue reading “Author Inspiration and This Week’s Writing Links”

Good Riddance, 2017

I’ve been blogging for several years now. Some years I write a “year in review” post; others I don’t. I was going to skip it this year, but a friend and fellow writer (C. S. Boyack) wrote one, as he does every year, and when I read both his post and the comments, I realizedContinue reading “Good Riddance, 2017”

Curated Content

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I’m part Irish, so you know I’ve got my green on. I hope you’re wearing green so you don’t get pinched. I also hope you take a minute to visit Story Empire today. There’s a great post with a list of articles for writers. The best of the best this week hadContinue reading “Curated Content”

Curated Content 3 March 2017

Originally posted on Story Empire:
Hi, SEers. Happy Friday! We’re trying something new for you. Instead of our own opinions or a reblog here and there, we’re giving you links to valuable content we found this week. Below you’ll find tips from experts like James Scott Bell, Kristen Lamb, Chandler Bolt, and more. We hope…

How to Break into Indie Publishing… One Woman’s Journey

In my last post of 2012, “The Year in Review,” fellow author and blogger Janna Hill commented that 2012 was a journey for her because it was her first year as an indie author. You know me, I’m always interested in hearing about someone else’s path. I immediately asked her if she’d share her storyContinue reading “How to Break into Indie Publishing… One Woman’s Journey”