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NanoWriMo — The struggle is real people.

If you're so inclined: Facebook0TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0So I signed up for NanoWrimo…. What was I thinking? If you don’t know what NanoWrimo is its National Novel Writing Month. So for the month of Nov. you write 50,000 words. That’s roughly 1600 words a day. I have signed up for NanoWrimo several times and have never ever finished.…

Treating your Writing like a Career

If you're so inclined: Facebook0TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0 So this last summer I had the amazing opportunity to attend RWA (Romance Writers of America) Annual Conference. And I learned so much, and met a host of other authors who were in the same boat as I was. Trying to make our writing stand out from the pack and…

3rd Annual Readers Luncheon

If you're so inclined: Facebook0TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0So this past weekend I was privileged to participate in RWA of Utah’s annual readers luncheon. I have been lucky enough to attend all 3 events. And this event gets better and better every year. The point of this luncheon is to focus on the reader! Show the reader some love…

Where I have been…

If you're so inclined: Facebook0TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0So the summer was something else, and I got lost in all the things I should be doing instead of working on this I really needed to be working on. I find that life can be like that sometimes, so unexpected. I have to be honest, I’ve also been struggling with…

Writing… the Torture and the Delight

If you're so inclined: Facebook0TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0When I was in my teens, and I wanted to be an author I imagined my life would be blessed and I would be able to buy a cabin in the woods to write my master pieces. I would spend my days drinking coffee, and hunched over a typewriter (yes I’m…

Learning to Love the Chaos

If you're so inclined: Facebook2TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0I have lived an unexpected and full life. I am by no means old sitting here writing this in my forties, some days I feel ever day of every year I have lived and other days I don’t quite know where the years have gone. With all that having been said…

The Non-Promotion Queen

If you're so inclined: Facebook0TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0Promoting sucks, ask anyone it’s the bain of an authors existence. I don’t care if you’re a traditional or indie published author, marketing and promoting books just sucks the big one. And there are several reasons why, so let me break it down fo. (1) Authors are by nature introverts, you may…

What are your plans this weekend?

If you're so inclined: Facebook4TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0So it’s a long weekend, a holiday weekend. And while most people are planning BBQ’s and holiday parties, and fireworks. Authors, and readers, and introverts like me are wondering how much reading, writing, and other indoor type activities we can get away with. Please tell me I’m not alone and tell me…

Links To Nightmares

If you're so inclined: Facebook0TwitterPinterest0LinkedinGoogle+0 Okay I’m an author, I have written six books, and published three. The fourth book is due out next month. (May, 2016) That being said, the search history on my computer is varied and odd, take into a count that I right paranormal/urban fantasy… and well it gets a little…