25 Ideas For Your Author Blog

25 Ideas For Your Author Blog

My author blog changed my life, and it became a project and a passion unto itself. When writers I know consider starting a blog, I always encourage them to do it! However, people sometimes tell me they don’t know how to start a blog because … Continue Reading →
WIP Wednesday—Share What YOU Are Up To!

WIP Wednesday—Share What YOU Are Up To!

Hi friends! Welcome to another WIP Wednesday! If you’re wondering what WIP Wednesday is, well, you must be new here. Welcome! It’s an opportunity to share your writing. On the first Wednesday of every month, I post an excerpt of a work in progress and … Continue Reading →
How to Plot A Novel In One Hour

How to Plot A Novel In One Hour

Hi friends! This is a workshop I’m going to be giving in a couple of places this year, and I thought I’d share it on the blog, too. I’m not saying this is the best way to plot a novel. I take at least a … Continue Reading →
The Power of Props

The Power of Props

Hi friends! This is silly and embarrassing, but what the heck. Today I’m writing about how, sometimes, the littlest thing can give you courage. I like tips about how to be more confident, so I figured you might like mine, too! When I moved from … Continue Reading →
Friendly Reminder: Tomorrow is WIP Wednesday!

Friendly Reminder: Tomorrow is WIP Wednesday!

The WIP Wednesday regulars already know this! But tomorrow is the first Wednesday of the month, and that makes it WIP Wednesday—”Work In Progress” Wednesday. I always share an excerpt of something I’m working on, and I invite you to do the same thing in … Continue Reading →
The Past Is No Longer The Past

The Past Is No Longer The Past

When I do the treadmill in the little exercise room in our apartment building, I watch a couple episodes of Friends on my iPad. The only way I could be more basic is if I were doing this while drinking a pumpkin spice latte. But … Continue Reading →