I am not lost…

March 20, 2017

Read My Book, Please

Any time I get a chance to speak to a published author, whether they be traditionally published or not, I always have a tendency to ask the same question. I ask because I still haven’t really gotten a good answer, and it’s an important one to me. Particularly since it’s likely that I’m going to be self-publishing my debut novel (so soon. It’s so weird to probably be so soon) this is one of the most important skills I need to have…and no one can give me an answer on it.

How do you publicize your book?

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March 28, 2016

They Say to Write What You Know

I’m generally of the mind to take the phrase “write what you know” with a grain of salt. I’m a fantasy writer, even if the “fantasy” means the daydreams of a high school kid. But with several of my jobs, I’ve spent more than a few days saying “oh god, if I wrote a book about what happens here…”

As you may have noticed, I’ve started doing this with the café I work with.

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June 18, 2015

Vlogs and the Video World

I’m not sure if I’ve touched on this before, but since I wrote two blogs last week and almost forgot to write one this week because of it, I suppose I need to say SOMETHING! Ahem. So let’s talk about something I’ve been wondering about for a while.

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November 12, 2014

NaNoWriMo Week 2: Never Give Up!

This is a great sentiment for Week 2 of NaNoWriMo, but honestly…we all know why I wanted to write this.

YOU ARE OUR LAST HOPE

Any excuse to put this into a blog post. ANY EXCUSE.

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November 5, 2014

NaNoWriMo Week 1 – Is It Secret? Is It Safe?

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For the month of November, I’m taking it as my civil duty to help out the Wrimos of the world. If you’ve been around for a while, you may have seen my guest post last November over on Denise Drespling’s blog (if you’re new in town, you can read my post here) about how I believe that NaNoWriMo changed my life. This is my 9th year in the program, and my (hopefully) 7th year of completing the challenge. It is my 3rd year as an ML, and my 3rd different region to be living in. I was ML of New York::Elsewhere for two years, and will still serve as virtual ML there this year, but am currently in “training” to be the co-ML of Virginia::Richmond next year. I love the program, and I love helping people along the way. So in addition to the pep talks that go out to all the Wrimos, I’m going to put out posts each week of November to help the Wrimos (and anyone else who’s writing this month, for any reason!) to help along the way.

Week 1 is today.

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April 3, 2014

Don’t Tell Me What to Think

Again, I’m cheating a little, but I liked this topic. I send out a newsletter every Wednesday (which anyone is welcome to receive, if they don’t already!) which tries to lend some mid-week inspiration to my fellow writers. After struggling with the topic myself for sometime, I’ve tackled the concept of taking advice. What follows is what went out on my newsletter–complete with writing prompt!

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