So, you've just finished writing an amazing book. You couldn't be more proud of this major accomplishment. You couldn't be more excited to share it with the rest of the world. If you're like me and have chosen the self-publishing route in life, you may find yourself stuck as to what goes on that dreaded back cover. … Continue reading How To Write A Killer Book Blurb In 3 Easy Steps
With the launch of my second book just one week away, here are the 10 things you need to know about The Seventh Day prior to the release. Can you give a brief description of your book? After awaking from a nightmare, Matt Bishop learns that his father has suddenly passed away. Much to his hesitation, Matt … Continue reading The 10 Things You Need to Know about The Seventh Day
Sometimes people have the wrong idea about what it means to be an author. They paint up fantasies of sitting back and watching millions of dollars roll in while texting inside jokes to our favorite authors. Thankfully though, Michael Scott, our fearless leader from the NBC hit show The Office, is not just the Worlds Best … Continue reading 10 Times Michael Scott Summed Up Being An Author
If you're like me, you've been waiting for this moment for weeks. Personally, I've been wanting to jump into a book cover reveal since I started working on the covers back in June! Can you imagine? Waiting three whole months to share with the world my visually creative skills to accompany my creative writing? Well, … Continue reading Book Cover Reveal
Last month I proposed the question to my newsletter readers: What questions do you have for me? One of my followers asked me what my main drive is when I'm creating characters and plot. The short answer is that I want to create realistic, relatable characters in a plot that's fresh and unexpected. How do … Continue reading How I Create Characters & Plots
I love writing and I love editing. That is, I love those things separately. Maybe it's just because I'm too wrapped up in my writing to find grammatical errors on the first, second, and even the nth time I go to edit, but for whatever reason, I still find endless spelling and grammatical errors. Worst … Continue reading The Pros & Cons of Grammarly
Being a writer is hard. Having writer's block is harder. Here's how to overcome it in 5 minutes.