After finishing the first draft of my fifth novel, I can attest to the fact that it gets much easier with practice. The reason is that while most people understand the basics of how to write a book, we all have human tendencies that follow us when we first start writing. In short, we make things much Read more [...]
If you try using Google to search for “blogging advice,” you’re going to turn up more results than you know what to do with! That’s why I decided to write a blog post on things that you should never do when blogging.
If you know me, then you know that I listen carefully to all advice. I love Read more [...]
All writers dream of creating an idea that is so profound that it lands us on the New York Times bestseller list. The problem is that becoming a New York Times bestselling author is a very difficult goal to achieve. Most people who choose to write a book will create something that they Read more [...]
Now is the time to be a writer but today’s technology is forcing all of us to reinvent ourselves. We’ve had to develop an entirely new skillset in order to be successful in this industry. While the change has certainly led to an increase in the popularity of reading with the newer generation, it Read more [...]
In ten years of writing, you might say that I’ve gained a lot of experience with drafts. Some of the mistakes I made as an amateur transferred over when I became a professional. In the beginning, writing the first draft of a book felt like pulling teeth. What I quickly learned is that writing a first Read more [...]