My Writing Related Blog Posts

Why I Wish I hadn’t Been Afraid to Publish My Book (Maybe You Shouldn’t be Afraid to Publish Yours) 5 Mistakes I Made Starting My Blog (Now You Can Avoid Them) 30 Steps to Writing a Fiction Novel In 30 Days 30 Steps to Writing a Fiction Novel in 30 Days – Day 1 Brainstorming…

Downloadable Writing Aids

Blogging/Vlogging Planner – An Excel workbook to help new bloggers/vloggers/YouTubers organize their thoughts. (In my Excel program the document looks like some of the pages are off center until it is opened in editing view. Your documents should be fine for use and printing once they are opened to edit.) Character Profile Sheet – Design…

Writing/Author Resources

This is my page for all things supporting authors and writing. More resources will be added to this page as writing blogs posts are posted. Downloadable Writing Aids Writing Related Blog Posts – List of writing related blog posts in chronological order of publishing. Tuesday #TwritingPrompt -Writing prompts published on Twitter every Tuesday. Practice your…

30 Steps to Writing a Fiction Novel in 30 Days – Day 1 Brainstorming

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This post contains affiliate links. (First things first.  When this blog series was first started it became so popular with my readers that I’ve decided to finish it as a book. The first three posts are available online still, but the rest of the series will…

30 Steps to Writing a Fiction Novel in 30 Days

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This post contains affiliate links. (First things first.  When this blog series was first started it became so popular with my readers that I’ve decided to finish it as a book. The first three posts are available online still, but the rest of the series will…

Why Do (Some) Authors Crowdfund To Publish Their Books

When I first started as an indie author, I wasn’t in it to make money (But that’s a whole other thing.)  However, I kept seeing already published indie authors advertising their crowdfunding campaigns or Patreon to raise money for the books they were planning to publish.  And as I was uneducated in this matter, I…

Review of “Just Finish!: Don’t Think You Can; Know You Can” by Sean Kachmarski

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Title: Just Finish!: Don’t Think You Can; Know You Can Author: Sean Kachmarski Genre: Running and Jogging Books, Autobiographies, True Story Publication Date: January 29, 2020 Formats: eBook, Paperback 5 Out of 5 Stars Just Finish is the autobiographical journey of Sean Kachmarski’s transformation from couch-potato…

Book Review of “Bear Serum” – a Graphic Novel by Kyle Fleischhacker

Title: Bear Serum Author: Kyle Fleischhacker Publisher: Kyle Fleischhacker an Independent Author Genre: Science Fiction, Military Science Fiction, Graphic Novel Release Date: May 8, 2020 Today’s post features Bear Serum a new graphic novel by Kyle Fleischhacker released today May 8th, 2020.  I received a free PDF ARC (advanced reader copy) for a sponsored review…

Book Review of “The Sky Painter – Louis Fuertes Bird Artist”

By: Margarita Engle Illustrated by: Aliona Bereghici Publisher: Two Lions Pages: 23 Summary from Amazon Page: Louis loves to watch birds. He takes care of injured birds and studies how they look and how they move. His father wants him to become an engineer, but Louis dreams of being a bird artist. To achieve this…

10 No-Brainer Ways to Show Your Love for Independent Authors Totally FREE!!!

It is #IndieApril again. Where members of the writing community try to support independent authors by purchasing their books. (I’m offering my books for free during #IndieApril since everyone affected by the stay home requirements right now mean that many people probably don’t have spare money to spend on books.) Do you know what an…