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

Author Journey

The Journey Continues: Keep On Writing

Hello, all my fellow writers & readers! It's finally spring! I can't tell you how much I have been looking forward to some warmer, sunnier weather. The winter had me singing the blues. Now that the sun is out and the birds are chirping, I got the spring fever bug! March was a month of… Continue reading The Journey Continues: Keep On Writing

Author Journey

What Type of Writer Are You?

Hoping to share some aspiring writers out there some words writing wisdom... Do you feel you need a clear, distinct path? This falls under the category of what type of writer you are; a planner or a pantser. The quinticential definition of a Planner is someone who maps out their entire novel, from start to… Continue reading What Type of Writer Are You?

Author Journey

Creating the Perfect Pen Name

Okay, you may be asking yourself... should I create a pen name? I pondered the same question myself for some time. The key factor in deciding what to do was trying to figure out if my real name would follow these 3 criteria: Fit with the genre I was writing Be easy to pronounce and… Continue reading Creating the Perfect Pen Name