NOVEMBER IS HERE! Are you going to write a novel in November? I am. In fact, I’m feeling a little bit crazy so I’m going to work on TWO books in November. Are you ready for this? Two words: ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! Totally have to write about zombies, don’t I? Um yes. Yes I do. Here’s […]

This was the post I’ve been dreading because now I have to put into practice what I learned. Way to put myself out there, huh? So, I worked on a couple things to prepare for this post. One, I wrote my blurb for the Book That Will Never End–thinking positively, you know. Two, I played […]

Reading and thinking about what I read … Lemme say this up front: I’m not that great at reviewing books. I read for fun. Quotes or story details don’t usually stick with me, but how the book made me feel will stay long after The End. However, my goal this month is to take a […]

This may come as no surprise but … I’m not a professional marketer. Okay, technically I am a professional marketer because that is what I do at work now, but I haven’t gone to school to learn marketing and I have a LOT to learn. That being said, I found some good stuff and not […]

Guess who’s back with a brand new blog post? You may have noticed I have a theme going, huh? *whispers* Emotions, man. This is the reading part of the theme and it’s dedicated to the books I read. I love reading books on writing–you may have noticed–but there are other ways to study and learn […]

Woe! Hilarity! Terror! Fear! What do we need to know about emotions in writing? As writers, I mean. I intend to write about emotions in the books I read, but that’s another post. For this one, I’m focusing on how writers handle emotions in their stories. Now, I always figure I have things to learn. […]

Embarking on a learning journey. Wanna come? So, I’ve been doing marketing research, both for work and for my use as an indie author. I thought it would be fairly smart of me to write down what I learn, both so that I can go back to it when needed and to share the info […]

Over on author Debbie Manber Kupfer’s website, she posted this little exercise and I thought it would be fun to totally copy her. (Go check out her books! You won’t be sorry. Visit her Amazon page by clicking here. So without further do here are 44 Things You Don’t Know About Me! 44 Odd Things You […]

Man, this book is giving me fits. I’m working! I’m writing! But every time I think I’ve gotten somewhere, I realize there’s more to do. Then I volunteer to beta or I get involved in a new Netflix series (Strange Things! Dark Matter! Limitless!) or rewatch one of my favorite series (Supernatural! The Walking Dead!). […]