Author Journey

How to Prepare for Beta Readers

I have finally hit the home stretch with editing my epic fantasy novel! It's an incredible feeling and also a scary one. This whole getting published process is totally new to me, so I am taking everything step by step, trying to absorb what I need to in order to make my dream happen. Now… Continue reading How to Prepare for Beta Readers

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Most Common Writing Mistakes

It's extremely NERVE WRACKING to hand over your draft or manuscript for someone else's eyes to see. Recently, I wrote a short story for a contest and asked my husband, who has a BA in English, to edit it for me. Needless to say, I got weak in the knees. It was a good move,… Continue reading Most Common Writing Mistakes

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What you NEED to pay for as an Indie Author

The road to publication can be an expensive one. There are so many factors that come with creating a book that not only you are happy with, but marketing and selling as well. If you choose to go the indie route, there are a lot more expenses you need to consider with publishing a book.… Continue reading What you NEED to pay for as an Indie Author

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Writers Block & How to Get Through It

As writers, we all hit the wall. Sometimes the words just don't flow as easily as we'd like. We push and scrape to try and get ourselves motivated again but, nothing seems to work. It's times like these when you really need to put on the breaks and press the refresh button on your mind.… Continue reading Writers Block & How to Get Through It