September 11, 2018

Most authors don’t get famous right away.

Most authors have numerous manuscripts finished and unfinished lying around in drawers collecting dust or long forgotten files on drives. It can take years to find one’s voice and then articulate the message clearly and concisel...

August 21, 2018

Sometimes when we're right in the middle of writing, our scene hits a dead end. Then we get discouraged, maybe a little anxious because we're on a deadline or because it was going so well just a few moments ago. 

There are a few methods I'm going to share with you to ge...

August 7, 2018

We all want to be successful right? We want to make money as authors so we can write full time? That's what I want. 

I thought to myself one night, "If I could clone myself to be more productive, what would I want to do with my time and how many clones would I need?"

The...

July 31, 2018

We used to live for the craft and the craft lived for us. We created despite the craft, in spite of the craft.  The craft was our opponent, and we were it's arch-enemy because it was a dance, a give and take. Will I be successful today? Will the Muse descend? We never...

July 10, 2018

Simply, you start writing. You carve out the time in your busy schedule, because we make time for the things that are most important to us. You actually sit down and open a document to work on whether it’s a piece you already have written or a fresh, blank page. Then y...

April 26, 2018

Steven Pressfield's book "The War of Art" is aptly named. There is a war within ourselves as artisans that we wage with what I've learned to call Resistance. Resistance is anything that keeps you from accomplishing your goals and fulfilling your calling in life. It fee...

April 5, 2018

I asked myself this question because I was wondering how to market my Fiction Books. So I pondered on why I love books. Here's what I came up with. 

Why do I love books? 

-Because I love sharing stories and reading them. 

Why do I love stories?

-Because they connect people...

March 20, 2018

Keep Detailed Notes - Write down everything you know about your characters, scenes, plot.

March 19, 2018

What things do we even edit for? Storyline – Scenes are in order and flows and makes sense.

March 17, 2018

Know Your Settings Inside and Out: The reader will feel lost or the story will seem somehow incomplete if you guess at or skip over important details.

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