WHAT TO DO WHEN THE BOOK IS WRITTEN


    So now you’ve written, rewritten, revised, edited, critiqued, and hopefully had beta readers look at your baby and tell you how great it is, right? RIGHT? What’s next? We’re lucky enough to be publishing now when there are so many options available. E-book publishers– Lyrical Press, Montlake, Ellora’s Cave, Samhain, & many more. Traditional…

Writing Contests


Today was a very good day for me. I won second place in a writing contest from my home chapter, VIC-RWA. This was a huge stepping stone for me and validation that what I’m writing is worth reading. I think as authors, whether pre-published or not, this is something we all fight with. I mean,…

Learning to love that critique


So I’ve finished my MS, now what? Publish, Publish, Publish. BUT WAIT!! Not so fast. You want to put your best foot forward right? Right. First, go through and line by line, edit your work, be brutal. I know, I know, it hurt me too, watching all those precious words that I slaved over get…