It's a question we all have to ask ourselves at some point. And I know I've brought it up here more than once. But you really need to think hard about what it is you want as an author. Do you want to write because not writing isn't an option? Are you willing to spend … Continue reading What do you really want as an author?
Good morning! Trying to gather my thoughts this morning, but it's not been easy. Between my day job (which I LOVE) and a retail one for the holidays, I'm doing 50 hour weeks right now. Thank the Goddess I have a freezer full of coffee! LOL No, I haven't written much original stuff beyond this … Continue reading A Top Ten List of Sorts
I originally posted this to a closed group on FaceBook. Had a few people say I should share it here, so hope you agree! I've heard from a couple of authors now, who have struggled with either marketing or presenting themselves out in the world. It's interesting in that many authors are introverts at heart, … Continue reading On Creating a Persona
Hello! It must be a time of change in my life. So many new and wonderful experiences! Ones I have only dreamed of or completely out of the blue. For years, I was the fan girl. I was the one who would go all nuts over the idea of meeting my favorite authors. Respectful, yes, … Continue reading Changing Gears
Today, I want to talk about discovering what kind of author you want to be. I'm not talking what genre, what constitutes success, or advocating traditional publishing vs. self. I'm talking about the public image you want. How you see yourself in the role of author.From the minute we write our first query letter, we start … Continue reading What Kind of Author Will You Be?
Morning, everyone!It's a slow start in my house, but that's fine. If anything, it helps my concentration. When all you have in the background is the sound of your fingers on the keyboard, the washing machine doing its' thing, and the cats playing while you sip your coffee and figure out the day, it's nice.Then … Continue reading Responsibility