Hey, everyone! Just a small heads-up in case you don’t follow me on social media (in which case you totally should!): I have a BIG announcement coming up on June 1st! It’s something I’ve been waiting to share for some … Continue reading UPCOMING ANNOUNCEMENT!
HOWDY, Y’ALL! Life has been crazy lately – to put it lightly! In April, I was editing books, beta-reading books, working with industry professionals on next steps with self-publishing, going to writing workshops and spending every waking hour talking to … Continue reading UPDATE: The Work/Life Balance
Hey everyone! I’ve been sitting on this announcement for a good while now, but I recently had another short story published in a fiction anthology! Last year, Z Publishing Press approached me to write for their Emerging Authors of Indiana … Continue reading PUBLISHING NEWS: Fantasy Anthology!
Recently, I began working on edits for a project I’ve spent a ton of headspace in for the last two years. But I’m never content with just rereading my work – I want to find new experiences and new insights each … Continue reading Four Questions for Your Romantic Pairing!
I tackled this subject in my Instagram Stories and received a lot of positive feedback – this is a subject writers want to know more about! Editing to reduce word count is HARD. But across the spectrum, it’s also really … Continue reading EDITING HACK: Fluff Words!
I still remember the day I finished Stephanie Garber’s Legendary, the sequel to Caraval. I DEVOURED Caraval on a trip to Colorado in 2017 and just about withered up waiting for the sequel. Once Legendary hit shelves, I gobbled it up like the absolute delectable treat it was, and yet that didn’t feel like enough. I wanted to do more to express my love for this book, dang it! I wanted EVERYONE to read it!!
And this was when I became very aware of the crucial role audiences play in helping market and promote the books they love.
Wow! March already? When did that happen? 2019 feels both eternal and like it’s moving lightning fast so far. This is adulthood, right? The cool thing about this month for me is that it’s the first one in a while … Continue reading March Goals + Content Posting Schedule
On Wednesday, February 20th, I finished the third book in the core trilogy of The Curse of the Blessed, a series I’ve been working on since December 2018. So first of all, CONFETTI! BALLOONS! JOY!! This isn’t the first series … Continue reading THE CURSE OF THE BLESSED Updates – And Why It Matters
Show of hands if you feel this: one of the hardest things to balance in life is the relationship between writing and eating. A lot of times I get super involved in writing to the point where I forget to … Continue reading WRITING FUEL: Power Protein Recipe!
O thou typo, small and crafty Surviving every single drafty How you make it through each round – a mystery What we share – a violent history – Ode to a Resilient Error I just finished the last round of … Continue reading EDITING HACK: Visual Platforms