Category Archives: #OnWriting

I Need Your Help

Interested in dystopian sci-fi adventures? My latest short story Circe: The Beginning is available for preorder on Amazon right now. I’m reaching out to my blog followers to offer up free copies to the first one hundred people who contact … Continue reading

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The Perfect Relationship: Writer, Editor, and Critique Partners

Critiquing well is a two way street, whether you’re using an editor, beta readers, or other writers as critiquing partners. The person giving the feedback needs to be willing to adjust it to meet the needs of the person he … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocked and Ran Away. But Don’t Worry, I Caught It

Sometimes when an opportunity knocks, you have to open the door, regardless of whether or not you’re still in your pajamas and slippers. Or in my case, when a thousand butterflies are flying around in my stomach, as my finger … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block- I Think Not!

Inevitably, there will come a time when you run into a roadblock in your writing, and you don’t know how to proceed. If you’re anything like me, chances are you’ll keep pressing on and pressing on (even if your writing … Continue reading

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Editing Tips- After You Think You’re Done

You write something awesome, reread and edit it multiple times, maybe get an editor, and you think you’re done, right? Wrong. After being in a critique group for four years, I’ve learned some invaluable things that every writer should consider. … Continue reading

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8 Reasons to be an Indie Author

You have control over your own cover designs.  I remember going to a writing conference where the author said she cried when she saw  the cover designed by her publishers. She’d written (I believe) a historical romance, but the cover … Continue reading

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Critique Groups

A critique group can be defined as a lot of things, but to me, it’s simply a group of people who get together to go over their writing. If you are a writer and you aren’t in one, I highly … Continue reading

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Creating a Newsletter Using Mail Chimp

Quite awhile ago, I signed up for Mail Chimp. It’s a great program that many authors use to send out their newsletters. I’ve recently started playing with it and wanted to share my experience. I reached out on a couple … Continue reading

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Not Driving Myself Crazy

I’ve been working on not driving myself crazy these past couple of weeks. “Goddess of Death” has been on my mind, but it isn’t enough for it to be a good story, it needs to be awesome. It’s hard not … Continue reading

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Come to the Dark Side

There is something intoxicating about writing a story and constantly asking, what more can I do to this character? And the pleasure of the story is only intensified when you ask, what’s the next unexpected twist? But these are exactly … Continue reading

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