At some point or another we, writers, will need to travel for work. Whether it’s a book tour, convention, or speaking engagement. It’s just par for the course when you’re writing professionally. Now that I see writers traveling again for work, I thought it was time to share my tips and advice for those that … Continue reading Traveling Writer Advice
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The Word: Top Self-Care Tips For Working Writers
Being a working writer can be hard, exhausting, and feel fruitless, but there are ways to help yourself. This is a lesson I had to learn along the way. Burning out is serious, I suffered it, and I've been on a mission to help others stop before they burn out themselves. I have written about … Continue reading The Word: Top Self-Care Tips For Working Writers
The Word: The Worst Writing Advice I Have Ever Been Given [Plus The Best] Comment/Share Yours!
Long before I published, worked in the industry, or even won titles like bestseller or award-winning, I was getting unsolicited advice on writing, how to improve, and the keys to the writing world. I learned in my journey that advice really is just a jumping off place, where you're jumping is the risk many writers … Continue reading The Word: The Worst Writing Advice I Have Ever Been Given [Plus The Best] Comment/Share Yours!
The Word: 5 Tips for Poetry Writing
How does one start in poetry? How can someone go from novel writing to poetic prose? Both valid questions and both questions you may ask. I can only share from my personal experience, but as an actively working fiction novelist and poet, I shared a few tips that may help you along your journey. Read … Continue reading The Word: 5 Tips for Poetry Writing
The Word: Advice on Nanowrimo
I wrote, in the past, why I decided to do Nanowrimo last year, but it also taught me things about myself. As time has passed, I have realized it taught me more that the initial realizations. For me, confirmations have always been the best for me to know I can do something or that I've … Continue reading The Word: Advice on Nanowrimo
[Brief Words] 2019 guest post of Cindy Johnson
Throughout my life various people told me I should be a writer, but I was also drawn to art and that was the direction my life took for many years. I married a music teacher and decided to become a teacher myself, and the logical choice was art. I taught that for several years. I … Continue reading [Brief Words] 2019 guest post of Cindy Johnson
[Brief Words] 2019 Throwback guest blog by KJ Taylor
My name is Katie, and I’ve been an author my entire adult life. I published my first novel in 2006 with a large mainstream publisher. In 2009 my second came out with another. Five more followed, and everything seemed set. But by 2015, everything had changed. eBooks had been a thing for some time, and … Continue reading [Brief Words] 2019 Throwback guest blog by KJ Taylor
The Word: What A Book Publicist & Experts Taught Me/How I Was Killing My Own Books
Originally, this blog post began as an essay of what I've seen others doing wrong with a different title to help others avoid the mistakes, but when I stopped working on it I realized I had made many of these mistakes myself, even recently! I wanted to step back and start over when I became … Continue reading The Word: What A Book Publicist & Experts Taught Me/How I Was Killing My Own Books
The Word: Mike Feria Gives A Slice Of Himself To Us!
Where did all of this begin for me, you might ask? Well─ in an unlikely way. When I was a child, my imagination was a wild one, and much to my satisfaction, I’ve managed to keep most of it. Living back in South Florida, we lived in a neighborhood filled with other kids, and we … Continue reading The Word: Mike Feria Gives A Slice Of Himself To Us!
I’m Answering Common and Uncommon Interview Questions Part Two
How do you handle literary criticism? I understand its part of the entire industry. I've seen it come in several forms like from the editors of my work to even unsolicited reviewers or readers. The only thing that can be done is nod and keep moving forward. How much ‘world building’ takes place before you … Continue reading I’m Answering Common and Uncommon Interview Questions Part Two