Writing Amidst Other Writers

I’ve said before that there is no such thing as too many writers.  I still stand by that.  I do have a brain though and noticed that there are a lot of people who are aspiring writers.  That is the beauty of the internet, one doesn’t have to painstakingly cater to big publishers, a writer... Continue Reading →

Why is Change Difficult?

In fiction we expect characters to grow and change (i.e. dynamic characters) but for many people once we become adults, we become set in our ways.  There may be habits or behaviors we know are bad and we feel remorseful, but still the behaviors linger. If this looks like a familiar topic, that’s because I’ve... Continue Reading →

Are Fellow Writers Competition?

If you are a blogger, author, or both you know there are millions of other people who are doing the same.  Gone are the days where someone’s dreams are beholden to the whims of traditional publishers.  Anyone can become a writer now.  Are your fellow bloggers and authors competition? If other writers are competition that... Continue Reading →

5 Things Not to Do After You Wrote A book

1. Don’t over promote it on social media. Getting yourself known on the internet is important, whether it is through blogging, Twitter, or Facebook.  However, a little bit of self-promoting goes a long way, especially on Facebook and Twitter.  Promoting every week or two is a good thing.  It reminds readers that you have books... Continue Reading →

What do You Read and Why?

One of humanity’s strengths is that we have a broad spectrum of tastes.  It should be clear what I like since I write in the genres that interest me.  I want to hear from you, hear what you like to read and why.  Do you prefer non-fiction or fiction?  Do you read multiple genres or... Continue Reading →

Encouragement for Writers

Have you written a book and struggle to sell it?  Do you have a passion for writing but don’t know what to do with it?  The publishing world is scary and, in my blog, “The Truth About Independent Publishing” I gave my thoughts on this.  If writing is you calling then write, but it won’t... Continue Reading →

Putting A Book Down?

Is there ever a time when you should put a book down and never finish it?  Most have their opinions on this.  I was once strongly in the “no” camp.  Even if I wasn’t enjoying a book, I felt the need to finish it partly out of curiosity and partly because I cannot say I... Continue Reading →

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