Yes, I admit it, I am falling into the bad habits of yesterday. Honestly I can’t say last year. I haven’t been around that long. I can… Read more “Growing Pains…Falling Into Old Habits”
A newbie writer gets her comments back from her editor. Her ending needs an overhaul, her sub-plots and mini twists are confusing and now she questions her skills as a writer.
Information on the types of editors available are in this article.
For the most part, I have a decent open percentage when it comes to my growing e-mail list. I feel I engage with my readers on a… Read more “Growing Pains…I Need Exposure”
I have been working on audio books the past few weeks. My second book in my series is already complete. My first book and third book are… Read more “Growing Pains…Audibles Are Awesome?”
I have a confession. I have been a terrible person this past week. I misbehaved and if I was working for a company, they would have fired… Read more “Growing Pains…Keeping Up With Your Work Through the Holidays”
I have a confession, this is more to brag than to give advice. Well, I celebrate Christmas and given the holiday I spent a lot of my… Read more “Growing Pains…Emotional Support is Essential”
Well, I am very uninhibited with my writing. This time was different. I tried to plan. I tried to be sober. It took a little longer until I decided that doesn’t work for me.
My revising and self-editing is another story. This process I need to do many times before I consider giving it up to a professional.
I have Grammarly in my Word Doc so I can pick up some flaws that Word doesn’t see; if I overused a word or if I need a comma. Usually, it’s because I used a comma too many times (I think). Grammarly loves to use commas for the words but, and, so, yet. I was taught these words connect phrases so that you don’t need a comma and Grammarly loves to try and add them. I am always second guessing myself while self-editing.
I have been contemplating this for months now. I sign up on an expert’s mailing list for some free advice, I am blown away by their knowledge,… Read more “Growing Pains…Is It Worth Paying For Advice?”
The other day, I was reading an article on how a newbie or unknown author can improve the number of reviews on their books. I didn’t implement… Read more “Growing Pains…Reviews”
This is the third post in a row discussing blurbs, but I am beginning to realize they are unavoidable and the difference between book sales and going back… Read more “Growing Pains…Blurbs, Again!”