Blog Archives

Examining myself (as a character)

Do you ever examine yourself the way you do others? Do you think about why you act a certain way, or do certain things? Think about your characters in that same way, and remember: no one is perfect.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Intrigues, My Favorite Things, Writing tips

Working through disappointments

There are definitely some days when being a writer is interesting, and others when it is absolutely fun. Then there are other days when it makes you rethink your whole life. Others, you are disappointed. You’re disappointed when you are

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in New stuff

Being a happy writer

For me, some of the happiest times in my normal life are when I’m reading a good book or writing. When I’m working on a novel, it can be frustrating, aggravating, tearful and a whole host of other adjectives. Still,

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in My Favorite Things

Reputation is everything

This weekend I received an interesting direct message on Twitter from a writer whose book I had previously reviewed. “My book’s changed to the extent that UR review’s no longer accurate [link to review]. Consider yourself lucky I haven’t reviewed

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing tips

Marketing and PR on your own as an author

One of the things that has bothered me since I started my journey of being a writer and author is how to market my book to an audience when I’m virtually unknown. Beyond my small hometown and my circle of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing tips

Cover art for sequel to “Into Fire”

In honor of #WriterWednesday, or #WW, I am excited to show you all a sneak peak at the new cover for the sequel to my first novel. Over Water is the second novel in my planned trilogy about Leora, the

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in My Favorite Things

Be professional with rejection

I read a scathing tweet a few days ago from a literary agent who had rejected a writer’s submission. Said author then had written a “snarky” reply to the literary agent. I can only imagine what the “snarky” reply was.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Intrigues

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,515 other followers

Post Categories
Add My Books to your Goodreads
Add Into FireInto Fire
Add Over Water Over Water (The Destined Trilogy Book 2)
Books I’ve recently read