Like for a Like: The Fake, The Phony, and The Counterfeit #writing #amwriting #romance #author

Ask any newbie author or any seasoned author, "What was one important piece of advice given to you?" and more often than not the answer will be "build your platform early, like before you even publish your novel, build your platform early." Websites, blogs, Twitter, Facebook Author Pages, Street Teams, Google+, Instagram, go, go, go [...]

Lack of support? Just let it go . . . #writing #amwriting #author #romance #fantasy #paranormal

Recently, I got into a discussion with a writer friend about if writing novels was worth the effort. Surely, it is when you consider you're doing something your passionate about. A lot of writers say if they couldn't write, they'd lose their outlet. It's a wall that we can throw out in front of us, [...]

To fake it, or not to fake it . . . #writing #amwriting #author #romance #fantasy #paranormal

I have been blessed with fantastic writer friends. Yes, I am one of the lucky ones that can say that. In the past several months, in an effort to make more time for reading, I've been challenging myself to a book a month---a challenge that I've been able to keep. Yay! So far my reading [...]

The Ethel to your Lucy….. #writing #amwriting #writerslife

We all have them, those people with whom we share our lives with, in good times and in bad---aside from spouses, of course. They are our friends. Whether they are the childhood friends we grew up with, the friends from high school that we never parted from or had the chance to rekindle the friendship later in [...]