Category: Author Notes

PSA from an Acquisitions Editor

As the acquisitions editor at Inklings Publishing, my job is to read the submissions box in search of the next book to publish. Yes, I suppose, you could call me a gatekeeper. But that’s...

New Year’s Reset

One more year, one more reset. I love resets. I’m one of those crazy people who LOVE Mondays, because it’s the beginning of the week and a new chance for me to fix the...

Four Helpful Writing Podcasts

In my recent position as chauffeur to my teenage children, I find myself in the car a lot. I can’t write or edit while driving. (Yes, I know, there are many authors who can...

Dreams as Motivation

I’m watching My Lottery Dream Home when I should be writing. That’s the problem with being self-employed. You ALWAYS feel like you should be working. But that’s a whole other blog post. While watching...

NaNoWriMo 2018 and Writing Sprints

I love National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It’s a month dedicated to writing 50,000 words, which means an average of 1667 words a day. I have never “won” NaNoWriMo. In other words, I have...

THE 2018 TRULY EPIC FANTASY BUNDLE

If you haven’t heard of Story Bundle, you’re missing out. They routinely offer bundles of books in various genres at unbeatable prices. There is a minimum, but otherwise, you pay what you think the...

2018 Dragon Con Writers Meet Up

Come one, come all to our third annual Dragon Con Writers Meet Up. Who: All writers and those who are writer adjacent (cough, my husband, cough, and any other family or friends who understand...

Critique Group Bliss

I have found it. After a couple years of searching and trying different groups, both virtually and in person, I have finally found Critique Group Bliss. I am writing this blog as hope for...

Comicpalooza: Much to Offer Writers

It’s time! Comicpalooza is this Memorial Day weekend. Along with the awesome cosplay and famous guests, this event holds a myriad of opportunities for writers. Booths 1. New readers Thousands of people attend Comicpalooza...

Fantasy Giveaway on Rafflecopter

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS CONCLUDED. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AND CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS! I’m trying something new. Let me know what you think! I’m looking for ARC readers for Tarbin’s False Prophet, book two...