Summer is almost over. I can’t believe how fast my summer break went. And now here I am back at the day job, one I love I might add. How was your summer? I hope you had a good one and got to do some fun things! I bet you’re wondering where I’ve been. As … Continue reading Share your book ideas with me and get a free one!
2018 is here, and I’m ready for it. How about you? I’ve set some new and better goals, and I’m ready to crush them! Last year I had six goals. However, I didn’t hit many of them. A couple of them I even fell short quite a bit. At first I felt like a failure … Continue reading My Amazing 2018 Goals Will Rock This Year
Authors have to deal with haters from time to time. There is no getting around it. When you are famous or are well known, you deal with it more. But a hater can touch any author. Last week I dealt with my first hater. He wasn’t even talking about my books but rather a blog … Continue reading How to Deal With Haters When You’re an Author
We’re almost halfway through the year. Can you believe it? This year is flying by fast. Anyway, I wanted to share my writing progress so far this year. My writing goals were pretty specific at the beginning of the year. I have worked hard at figuring out goals that I knew I could accomplish and … Continue reading Crushing Writing Goals is a Great Feeling!
What are your 2017 goals? Taking off from where I left off last week, I’m sharing my goals with you. I’ve learned how to set better goals since last year. Every year I get better and better with my writing. I learn new things through chats in my writing groups, like 10 Minute Novelists, on … Continue reading My Amazing 2017 Goals Will Rock This Year
Most writers are spending this last week reviewing their 2016 goals and looking ahead to 2017. I’ve been thinking about them for a couple of weeks. I didn’t hit all of my goals as I had wanted. But I sure gave it a better chance than last year. Every year things improve more for me. … Continue reading The Good and the Bad of My 2016 Writing Goals
A challenge can either break you or make you. In my case, it has helped make me. I’ve gained confidence I didn’t have before I started this freelance challenge. Back in June, Bamidele Onibalusi, a young blogger I’ve followed for a couple of years, asked us about doing a challenge. He would set it up, … Continue reading What I Learned From This Writing Challenge
With everyone’s busy lives nowadays, sometimes we have problems getting time to write as much as we would like. Sure, we can read Write a Novel in 10 Minutes a Day by Katharine Grubb and plan our writing that way. I’m sure most of us still work outside the home either part-time or full-time. Not … Continue reading How to Plan the Perfect Writing Weekend
Today is Chris Kyle Day in Texas. That may not matter to you if you don’t live in Texas, which I don’t. However, Chris Kyle is a hero, and he should be recognized for his achievements as the greatest American sniper. Exactly two years ago today, Kyle was murdered by a fellow veteran he was … Continue reading Why Chris Kyle’s Story Matters
We are in the third full week of the new year, and I have already blown my writer goals. Yes, that’s right. How does that happen? I know exactly how it happens. I feel like I am doing the great writer hoax. I mean I am not doing as I said I would so doesn’t … Continue reading The Great Writer Hoax
Every year we all think of resolutions, or things we want to do better, in the new year. We write down a couple of things, like lose weight or get a better job or quit a bad habit. Sometimes the resolutions are things we have no intentions of doing. Other times we do a resolution … Continue reading 5 Writer Resolutions for the New Year
From the time I was twelve years old, I have wanted to be a writer. The question of why I wanted to be a writer never really came up. Well, maybe because I love sharing my words. I communicate better with written words rather than spoken words. Writing provided me with a way to vent … Continue reading How to be a Writer While You Work Another Job