YA authors, have you ever wondered what goes on in the mind of a Young Adult (YA) reader? I reached out to eight readers and asked them ten questions about the genre and what it means to them.
A modern day author–without a marketing team or a publicist–eventually comes to the hard realization that, to be “successful”, they have to be working three jobs (on top of their actual day job–the one that pays for foodstuff to keep the meatsuit moving). No, you have to market one book, while editing another, and writing another. It sounds and is exhausting.
I’ve mentioned a million times that I’m a very goal-oriented person. I’ve got to have a target, and if I can’t find one I usually make it. While I am a goal oriented person, I’m also someone that needs to
I’ve said this before, I’m not very good at keeping a blog or at least posting consistently. So, I found myself googling “blog post ideas” and I came across a REALLY long list of ideas. I skimmed them. Some were
Happy October you lovely people! Below you are going to find some helpful curated links to a few things that I’ve been using for my own work. I hope it helps other budding or seasoned writers out there! I’m going to try
Do you ever feel disjointed? Overwhelmed? Like there just isn’t enough time in the day, the week, the month, the year? Do you forget things, or repeat information over and over in your head in the hopes of remembering them?
We all have fears. Most people are afraid of dying. I used to be. There was a time when I was utterly convinced I wouldn’t live past 18. But, I lost that fear when I found myself huddled on the
I recently joined a closed Facebook group for female writers called Creative Central, run by Debbie Burns, a writing coach. Recently, she did a series of Facebook Live writing workshops, all gearing towards her upcoming six-month long writing course called
In my last post I discussed how change (the jump) proved hard, but completing that change (the fall) often turned out the easiest. I’m really good at choosing to fall. I’m a goal oriented person. If I don’t have a
A fellow creative said, “I was asked about my hopes and dreams recently. My response? I haven’t had hopes and dreams since I graduated college… I’d like to get them back.” I said, “I’d like for you to get them