More Author Mistakes #authorsbehavingbadly #marketingmistakes #cockygate

Ouch! Just when I think I’ve seen all the crazy, bad marketing mistakes out there – along comes another one.  These are gold to me. I’m actually teaching a workshop at a writer’s conference in September about cultivating the online Continue reading More Author Mistakes #authorsbehavingbadly #marketingmistakes #cockygate

Attention Authors: You’re Killing Me, Smalls… #authorlife #promobasics

I do a lot of work with other authors. After all, collaboration, paying it forward, sharing information and all that – it’s a wonderful thing. Writers are my tribe,  and I get excited every time an author friend hits the Continue reading Attention Authors: You’re Killing Me, Smalls… #authorlife #promobasics

Truths About Self-Publishing #writing #indieauthor

I recently had the unfortunate opportunity to run across another “old timer” who is under the erroneous assumption that traditionally published = better authors and better quality books. This antiquated idea is still perpetuated by those who make their living, Continue reading Truths About Self-Publishing #writing #indieauthor

Day 28: Meditation Challenge #DoMagick

Today I woke up a little late, my mind foggy, and my sinuses wobbly. I have a slight cold, which sucks.  I finished my meditation in thirty minutes. I concentrated on getting editing done. I also thought a bit about Continue reading Day 28: Meditation Challenge #DoMagick

When Networking Starts Impeding Progress

My key phrase for the last month has been: Writing the next book is a writer’s first priority.   This weekend, while at lunch with a fellow writing friend, we talked about volunteering for writing associations at which time she Continue reading When Networking Starts Impeding Progress

Audiobooks! #thirteencovens #thriller #audible

I am SO flippin’ excited because my first audiobook is finally available. I decided to start with the Thirteen Covens saga because the story is fantastic. (I love it anyway.)  The entire Thirteen Covens saga is on Kindle Unlimited and Continue reading Audiobooks! #thirteencovens #thriller #audible

The Year End Update #writinglife #amwriting #amediting

It’s that time of year again – where I let my readers know where I’m at and how ambitious I’m feeling for the next year. If you’ve been following for some time you know that my ambition is always bigger Continue reading The Year End Update #writinglife #amwriting #amediting

While It’s Sometimes a Scam – Sometimes It’s Not

It’s been a few weeks since Brent Underwood’s article What Does it Take to Be an Amazon Bestselling Author?  $3 and 5 Minutes went viral through the writing community. First I want to say that Mr. Underwood makes some fantastic Continue reading While It’s Sometimes a Scam – Sometimes It’s Not