Guest Post: An Interview with Debut Author Kerry Johnson + BOOK GIVEAWAY

EDIT 10/4/21: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Sherry L., and thank you to everyone who participated! Hey friends! This week I'm delighted to bring you another author interview! Last time we caught up with one of my critique partners, Michelle Keener, and her latest Red Carpet Romance release. Today I'm thrilled to interview … Continue reading Guest Post: An Interview with Debut Author Kerry Johnson + BOOK GIVEAWAY

Guest Post: An Interview with FAREWELL TO HOLLYWOOD Author Michelle Keener

You guys, I can't believe how fast the month of July is sailing past. Am I seriously going to have to take my kids back-to-school shopping soon?? Thankfully, the summer still holds a few delights before it ends, and one that I'm insanely excited about is the release of Farewell to Hollywood by Michelle Keener. … Continue reading Guest Post: An Interview with FAREWELL TO HOLLYWOOD Author Michelle Keener

Choosing Your Path to Publication, Part 3: Decisions, Decisions

Welcome back for the last post in our short series on paths to publication. If you missed Part 1 Traditional Publishing or Part 2 Self-Publishing, be sure to catch up on the pros and cons first! Today, we're going to talk about how to make this important decision, why I chose traditional publishing, and some … Continue reading Choosing Your Path to Publication, Part 3: Decisions, Decisions

Choosing Your Path to Publication, Part 2: Self-Publishing

Welcome back to the second post in my short series on choosing your publishing path. If you missed the first one, click here to learn the pros and cons of traditional publishing. Today we're going to talk about self-publishing, which means acting as your own publisher. Self-publishing can mean doing most of the work yourself, … Continue reading Choosing Your Path to Publication, Part 2: Self-Publishing

Choosing Your Path to Publication, Part 1: Traditional Publishing

If you’re an unpublished writer just starting out, you’ve probably already come face-to-face with the big question: how will I publish my book? In the “old” days (way back before 2010), you really only had one choice. Print out your manuscript, nestle it into a manila envelope along with your SASE, and mail it out … Continue reading Choosing Your Path to Publication, Part 1: Traditional Publishing

Guest Post: An Interview with Dear Henchman Authors Hope Bolinger and Alyssa Roat

Hello, dear readers! I'm delighted today to bring you an interview with Hope Bolinger and Alyssa Roat, authors of the YA chat novel Dear Hero. This fun (and funny) superhero romance is told entirely through text messages. Now Hope and Alyssa are back with the sequel, which promises to be just as entertaining as the … Continue reading Guest Post: An Interview with Dear Henchman Authors Hope Bolinger and Alyssa Roat

11 Writerly Things to Do While You’re Waiting

I’m convinced that the successful author really only needs two things—perseverance and patience. Perseverance because this career isn’t easy. It takes a lot of humility, learning, and hard work to become a good writer, and even more to get published. And patience because… You will wait. A LOT. Especially if you go the traditional publishing … Continue reading 11 Writerly Things to Do While You’re Waiting