Writing Real Emotional Stories

As a writer, one of my goals is to write with real emotion. It’s not always easy. It is always scary. I can guarantee it’s going to hurt. But it will always be worth it. Last night I submitted a revised copy of The Forgotten Ones to my editor. This...

15 Top Social Media Tips for Authors

Social media can seem so overwhelming to authors today. How do they use it? What do they say? What don’t you use it for? I’m thrilled to share my top 15 tips for authors when it comes to using social media with Booksparks and their new online magazine!...
5 Steps To Following Your Dreams

5 Steps To Following Your Dreams

Pretend your rubbing a magical lamp and out pops a genie.  He tells you you have one wish and with that one wish you have the power to live your dreams. What would you wish for? If there was one thing you could do today to live your dreams – what would it be? I...

Being Destroyed By My Writing

January 19th I had the pleasure of guest posting on Writers In the Storm and since this subject keeps coming up, I thought I’d share it here as well. My house is quiet and I’m nursing a hot cup of coffee (my third actually) while staring at the screen and...

Do We Still Need Pen Names?

Back in 2011 I blogged about What’s In A Pen Name and I find I’m still getting responses to it (some I don’t publish because, well…I don’t need arguments or derogatory comments to be listed here). At lot has changed since 2011 in the...