What I Wish I Knew Five Years Ago

My husband and I were on a walk a few weeks back and I was trying to ask him how the first few days of 2013 were treating him. Instead I asked him how 2007 was treating him. And then we started on a very long riff about everything we would do in 2007 based […]

8 Ways to Increase Your Productivity as a Writer

Writing is hard. If you didn’t already know that then you probably aren’t a writer. It’s pretty fun, too, but we bounce back and forth between write and promote, there are so many things tugging at us when it comes to getting our work done. So here are some of my best tips on how […]

My Wife’s Relay For Life Raffle

I wasn’t intending to blog about this, but after looking at her post today I decided to share it for two reasons She’s got some awesome prizes for authors (and Readers) It’s for a great cause (American Cancer Society) and it’s tax deductible. Let me be clear that the prizes for authors are VERY awesome […]

5 Blogging Tips for Authors

It’s no secret that I advocate to all authors to start a blog.  The fact is – for those marketing products, just having a blog will (on average) double the number of marketing leads.  For authors (especially self published ones), this is absolutely true and your blog will contribute to getting more sales, potential readers, and fans. Here […]

3 Things You Should Do if You’re a New Writer

Perhaps you just finished your first book…or perhaps you haven’t even finished the first chapter. I’ve put a bit of thought into this and believe there are three things you should do if you’re just starting out in the industry: make some writing friends (fid a local writing group), get better at writing (improve your […]