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
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
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?
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