Spinning My Tires Lately it feels as though my writing has come to a standstill and I'm just spinning tires without going anywhere. We were talking about this at my local critique group meeting and I realized- thankfully- that at least I'm not alone with this dilemma. Some call it writer's block or writer's slump, [...]
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Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Celebrating a Milestone Five years ago, I decided to quit feeling sorry for myself and do something about it. You see, I'd recently moved away from home and was lost and lonely. But, I had a dream. One I'd carried in the back of my mind for years. I wanted [...]
I've been staring my climatic moment in the eye for weeks now and it just won't cooperate.
One of the first things any potential buyer is drawn to, whether online, a library, or in a brick and mortar store is a standout cover. It is critically important that YOU, as a hard-working writer, DO NOT skip this important marketing step.
Do you ever doubt yourself?
Do you have a favorite author? One whose pages you could read without seeing the cover and you'd STILL be able to say without a doubt, yes, that is definitely their book?
I thought so 🙂
Have you ever started to write a book and had a secondary character try to take over the story? It doesn't matter how hard you work at putting them on the sidelines, they keep popping up at the most inopportune times. I've found it's better to go with the flow and see where it takes [...]
To blog or not to blog; I hear this question often. There are many demands on a writer's time. Most of us have families, day jobs, pets, houses to clean, yards to maintain, the list goes on and on, so how are we supposed to keep up a regular blog as well? And why should [...]
The Benefits of a Writer's Group A few months ago Mimi Barbour, creator of The Authors' Billboard, a group of over thirty bestselling romance writers, came up with the ingenious idea of setting up box sets varying in size from six to eight books and enrolling them into the Kindle Select program. The hope [...]