When I started my writing journey, I had no idea what would be involved. For any of you who have been doing this a while, you know exactly what I mean. For those of you who are just starting out, it is my hope that my posts can help give you insight, direction or at… Continue reading Amazing writing podcasts to check out!
I've been having a rough time concentrating at home lately. There always seems to be things that take priority over my writing - AKA laundry, cleaning, you know real life stuff. Thing is, I can't just let the house stuff go, and if I do, it eats at me. But it also eats at me… Continue reading Write-In Event for Authors
We’re happy to share some exciting news for Kobo and KWL as we kick off 2018! As announced in Tokyo yesterday, Rakuten Kobo and Walmart are entering a strategic alliance, making Walmart the exclusive mass retail partner of the Kobo brand in the US. It’s Walmart’s first foray into digital books, offering our catalogue… via Kobo… Continue reading Post Share: Kobo Announces Partnership with Walmart – Kobo Writing Life
Book 3 of the Power of Four Series coming soon! Playing with Fire!
What four authors learned while pitching four different bodies of work to literary agents.
I am participating in the 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge, which is a wonderful resource I came across by author Rachel Thompson, and while working through the challenge, I found a great new tool! I thought it would be fun to share a "homework assignment" with you from Week 1. The primary focus last week was to develop a Twitter… Continue reading Writer’s Toolbox Find
Writer’s Block. A frightening concept for any writer, and something that most of them will tell you they have had personal experience with. So what is it? How can this crippling occurrence happen with all of the information coming at us through the internet, daily interactions and social media? Wouldn’t those things provide someone with […]
The best part of writing for me is the research, I just love to learn new things! I never know where my story, or my characters for that matter, are going to take me. In Sea of Dreams, Brooke and Will traveled to a land called Wisteria by way of a magical portal they found… Continue reading Researching Dragon Blood Trees
Winds of Change is being finalized, and will be available in May 2017! Cover reveal coming soon, but in the meantime here is a sneak peek at the blurb. Enjoy! Amie Petridis isn’t looking for love when it comes breezing into her life; her job as a full-time pilot leaves little time for dating. But when… Continue reading Coming Soon – Winds of Change
Rewrites are a necessary, albeit evil part of the editing process, with the red slashes of ink on the manuscript looking like something from the movie Jaws. However, without them, the story only reflects the water's surface. Perhaps it goes as far as snorkeling, but the tale generally doesn't get to the deep diving level that it… Continue reading Rewrites…a necessary evil