All the edits, and so little time – Pick your battles and hills to die on

Since my edits came in for The Mill before I’d officially started blogging, I decided to not write on it at that time. But now, edits for Sway’s Demise are in, and by god, they’re good.Also, hello, long time no see. I’m sorry I’ve been so absent. I promise to do better and write toContinue reading “All the edits, and so little time – Pick your battles and hills to die on”

Receiving Criticism – How to improve instead of surrendering

The Mill’s first 1 star review, it finally happened! But I’m not sad. You can never please everyone, it’s just not possible. I’m very glad that this was not my first review of The Mill – that may have been a little soul crushing – but all the same, her opinions and views are valid andContinue reading “Receiving Criticism – How to improve instead of surrendering”

Naming a work of Fiction – Guest post and the next Novella Teaser!

Hey guys! Sorry I haven’t been super active, life and stuff. Here’s a link to the guest post I did for Amber Gregg on her site Judging more than just the cover! Here’s a bit of what I’ve been doing recently: Walking through the sand was grueling, and we all began to pant. Our packsContinue reading “Naming a work of Fiction – Guest post and the next Novella Teaser!”

When sh*t hits the fan: How to adapt to less than stellar situations

As the title states… sometimes the proverbial poop will hit the fan. Or sometimes, the actual poop will hit an actual fan. I’ve never seen it myself, but I assume it’s both terrifying and amusing. So far on this journey, I haven’t had anything go absolutely wrong, but I’ve had several things take a dumpContinue reading “When sh*t hits the fan: How to adapt to less than stellar situations”

Launch Party – It’s a big deal

Hello hello my dear audience! Today, I’d like to talk about launch parties. Parties can be awesome, but they can also suck. You do not want to throw a party for your book that sucks. Step One Canvas the area. Find where it is that you want to host said party. Your home can be an acceptableContinue reading “Launch Party – It’s a big deal”

The road to success isn’t paved: Part 2 – Launching & Platforms

When it comes to self publishing, I only have experience with two services; Amazon, and Createspace. Amazon was awesome, easy, hell it was even fun! They made it very newb writer friendly to start, it’s easy to get it through review, and see your page on the app store before even going live. Updating filesContinue reading “The road to success isn’t paved: Part 2 – Launching & Platforms”

Self Publishing – The road to success isn’t paved

Seeing that I have yet to achieve success, I’m not sure I should write this post… but I will anyway. Self publishing is easy. You write the thing, you log in to Amazon, you upload the thing, you press the publish button. Successful self publishing is a nightmare of frustration and heartache. Here’s why: IfContinue reading “Self Publishing – The road to success isn’t paved”

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