The importance of beta readers

The importance of beta readers

Sometimes you’ve got an awesome idea. More than likely, you’ll have a good idea that needs a bit of work. I didn’t start using beta readers for my books until my second novel, and boy am I glad I did. The truth is no author is an island. No matter...
A hate letter to traditional publishing

A hate letter to traditional publishing

Okay, okay, the title is a little harsh. And clickbaity. I apologize for that. And this isn’t even written as a letter, either. So I apologize for that, too. The truth is, I don’t hate traditional publishing. I think it’s just fine, albeit fraught...
TikTok is a GREAT place for writers

TikTok is a GREAT place for writers

I was a little hesitant about TikTok at first. Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting old and uncool, but I thought the last thing I needed was another social media account. As if I don’t already spend too much time scrolling through Instagram and...
A hate letter to traditional publishing

Want to look cultured? Own these books.

Some books just stand head and shoulders above others. And frankly, having some of these books on your shelf makes you look smarter. Here are some books that are absolutely worth reading and will fool houseguests into thinking you’re a cultured person. There are...