Often writers are asked how big of a role music plays in the creative process. It’s a question I am asked frequently when I’m presenting to a high school English class or speaking with a reader. The answer is, at least for me, that music plays a critical role in the development of my stories and its characters, but not… Read More
What we create is for us, no one else. We can’t please everyone, only ourselves. Our creativity is a personal expression of our soul and nothing we create is wrong.
Website SEO Marketing Writing a book is the easiest part of self-publishing. Marketing your book and getting people other than friends or family to buy your book is a whole different beast. When people ask me what it’s like being a self-published author, I tell them it’s great. There’s freedom and complete control over what I write. I own my… Read More
Hello, friends! I am busy working on some new fiction, but wanted to take a break to share some exciting news with you. Two years ago, I wrote a short story called, Gracie’s Gift. It was published in Legacy, An Anthology by Velvet Morning Press. Recently, I got the right’s back to this story, and I wanted to share it… Read More
Advice for Writers and Everyone Else Hello, friends! How are you? I hope you’re well and happy and full of creative energy. I hope that you’re living the fullest life possible allowing your imaginative spirit to fully embrace those nuggets of inspiration that fleet and flitter in front of our faces every moment. I hope that you’re living boldly without… Read More
Here it is. The Proof. A proof copy is the final stage of the editing process. But, for me, it’s so much more. It’s The Proof that I did it. That I worked through the writing pains, made it through the creative process, and trudged through the quicksand known as doubt and insecurity. The Proof is in the writing, and… Read More