Last Friday, Melissa Wright shared an awesome Writing Hacks about dealing with writer's anxiety. In our private Facebook group, our authors discussed how we had recently dealt with it and what helped us cope. As I am in the middle of writing my third Wylder Tales novel, I thought it the perfect time to revisit this theme … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ Facing Fear Part 2
I'm publishing my first serialized novel in a little over a week, so I wanted to share some things I've learned along the way. Every book, no matter the genre or series, presents its own set of challenges. Angel Blue is no exception. If anything, I made things harder on myself by writing in a … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ Piecing Your Novel Together
This week, I wanted to repost something I recently shared from my author blog. In today's mercurial market, it can be a challenge just keeping your spirits up. Even established authors get discouraged from time to time. It's important we keep our eyes on the end goal, and always remember the reason we do this … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ What Defines Success?
Lessons in Marketing: a case study It's a truth universally acknowledged, there's no magical formula for success. I tend to think, like with many tactics in the publishing industry, it’s a combination of luck and the right story at the right time. Sometimes you may have as polished a product as you can conceive (with … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ Lessons in Marketing
I originally posted this on my author blog. But writing 10k in 1 day was such a growing experience, I wanted to share with my writing friends as well. I hope you're able to glean from my recent writing adventure and above all, are encouraged to finish your own manuscript! How I Wrote 10k in … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ 10k in 1 Day
Last week on my personal blog, I shared my struggles with basically managing my life around family, my online job and writing. Since it resonated with so many of my readers and fellow entrepreneurs, I wanted to repost here today. The following may contain words my fellow procrastinators will not want to acknowledge. Something that’s come to … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ Online Intervention
As Indies, we usually do all the leg work, and that includes research, marketing, etc. Last time in Part 1, we talked about how to establish your brand and building your website. This week I wanted to dive into that first book release and the marketing behind it. Wherever you're at in your writing journey, … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ Starting Somewhere P2
On Tour with Prism Book Tours Jenn's Note: I'm so excited to share this new amazing cover by Najla Qamber Designs! We had so much fun bringing the right concept to fit this installment in the tales to life. This one literally started out as a sketch in my "ideas" notebook. It's amazing the sort of … Continue reading Bound Beauty Cover Reveal!
Melissa Wright and I were talking the other day about all the work that goes into setting up your website. As Indies, we usually do all the leg work, and that includes research, learning platforms, etc. For some of you more tech-savvy peeps, setting up your website is no problemo. Whether you're a tech genius … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ Starting Somewhere P1
I have a confession to make. All writers, no matter their success or failures face the same inner demon. Even now, it is difficult to put into words the occasional bone-deep, mind-numbing fear we have to write. Crazy isn't it? Our greatest passion and the thing that drives us becoming the one thing we struggle most … Continue reading A Writer’s Journey ~ Facing Fear