Thoughts on being an author and the craft of writing.
Start Your Novel (or Finish Your Novel) By Setting Awesomely Achievable Goals A project is defined as an individual or collaborative endeavor that is carefully planned and has a beginning and an end. As a professional project manager, I've learned the most successful projects have well-defined goals and a solid definition of success. Every project needs [...]
Do you struggle with editing? Me too. Editing was my frenemy until I learned about layered editing from Rachael Herron. Read on for my lessons learned. Recently I found myself deep in editing for the second novel in a sci-fi trilogy. In May 2018, I attended the Sell More Books Show Summit in Chicago where author [...]
Do you want to sell more books, write faster, and make a living as an author? The Sell More Books Show Summit held in Chicago May 4 - 6, 2018 was the place to be for indie authors who want to level up their careers. The event, hosted by Bryan Cohen & Jim Kukral of the Sell [...]
“Nothing sells the last book like the next book.” - Craig Martelle Want to become a successful indie author? Find out how in Craig Martelle's book: Become a Successful Indie Author: Work Toward Your Writing Dream Craig Martelle is a fiercely independent author who runs the successful 20Booksto50k author conferences held in various locations including Las [...]
Does this sound familiar? You start a new creative project. Let’s say you’re writing your next book. At first, you’re energized, committed. Nothing will stop you! But after a few weeks, you hit a wall. Your routine just isn’t fun anymore. You’ve hit a creative plateau? What do you do? In the beginning, you were excited. [...]