Beyond Cocky

UPDATED 06/01/18 I really hate to have to blog about #cockygate again. I really do. (You can read my previous post here.) Some of you might wonder why I'm continuing to harp on this topic. Others might think I'm giving Faleena Hopkins exactly what she wants - more publicity. The reason why I've decided to … Continue reading Beyond Cocky

A Few Thoughts on Editors

Editors. We all need them - at least most of us do. It's very difficult to catch all your own mistakes when you write something, and the longer the piece of work, the more numerous the errors. When you're first starting out as a writer, you need a really good editor. Not just someone to … Continue reading A Few Thoughts on Editors

Self-Published Authors are Real

Oh yes. I'm feeling a bit ranty this week, which would explain the frequent blogging, I suppose. I've penned similar posts in the past. Hell, you have probably blogged about this too. I think nearly every self-published author has. Well, it's time to say it again: I am self-published and I am a REAL author.  … Continue reading Self-Published Authors are Real

Missed Opportunities

Last week, I discovered a broken link on my blog. This might not sound like a big deal to you, and in reality, it probably isn't - unless my broken link directed a potential reader away from my blog. A broken link can cost you a book sale. It can cost you the opportunity to connect with readers … Continue reading Missed Opportunities

The Best Writing Advice

There's a lot of writing advice out there, some good and some not so good. As writers, we have to pick and choose what works for us. Stephen King has a ton of great writing advice floating around out there, but this particular gem resonated with me this week and helped me overcome some serious barriers … Continue reading The Best Writing Advice