Author, Blog, The Power of Four, Writing

Considering writing a series? Some food for thought…

I've written my entire life, in one form or another, but drafting anything over a page or two was something I shied from until my late 40's.  Honestly, life got in the way, as it tends to do, and so decades came and went while I worked a kaleidoscope of careers and raised my family. Now… Continue reading Considering writing a series? Some food for thought…

Marketing, Networking, Pitching your Novel, Sales, Writing

Writing a pitch for your novel

So you wrote a book, had it painstakingly edited, a gorgeous cover created and convinced everyone you knew (and even some that you didn't) to give it a read. Congratulations!  And I mean that sincerely.  Giving birth to an idea and putting thoughts to paper is something that no one can understand or appreciate unless they… Continue reading Writing a pitch for your novel

Marketing, Publishing, Writing

Writer’s Toolbox Find

I am participating in the 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge, which is a wonderful resource I came across by author Rachel Thompson, and while working through the challenge, I found a great new tool!  I thought it would be fun to share a "homework assignment" with you from Week 1. The primary focus last week was to develop a Twitter… Continue reading Writer’s Toolbox Find

Blog, Marketing, The Power of Four, Writing

A post a day for the first quarter; what I learned about myself

4 things I learned about myself posting every day for 3 months.