Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss an update! How’s your NaNoWriMo project coming? Are you behind on your word count? Are you panicking already? STOP. BREATHE. Keep something in mind–whether or not you finish your project on time or not is irrelevant. It doesn’t make you a loser to not have 50k words done … Read More
#NaNoWriMo – Creating realistic characters.
Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss an update! Welcome to November hell, aka NaNoWriMo, if you’re a writer participating in the annual masochistic practice. One of the things readers frequently mention to me is they love my characters, how “real” they are. There’s not any mystery to what I do–I write what my characters … Read More
#WritingTip – Is “smashing” writer’s block the best way?
Coming Soon | Pre-Orders | Series Info I frequently hear writers lament about trying to “break through” their writer’s block. Usually with them swearing under their breath at me for how productive I appear to be to them.* There are countless blogs and articles out there about how to “smash” your writer’s block, as if it’s some … Read More
On owning the “Bitch” label.
Happy New Year! Four days in and I’m already playing Whack-a-Troll on a friend’s behalf. Fun times, yes. Long story short (tl;dr): A real-life friend of mine who is also a KICK-ASS editor of well-known repute among romance authors, and who edits bestselling books for bestselling authors, got attacked on her Facebook page by a … Read More
#WritingTip – Checklist to help your book sell. (Write Your Ass Off)
I blogged over on my WriteYourAssOff.com blog a follow-up post to my one the other day about why won’t your book sell. I’ll be putting together a series of posts detailing the various points blow-by-blow over the next few weeks. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2016/07/writingtip-checklist-to-help-your-book.html Other recent releases you might have missed… Rhymes With Orange (Suncoast Society 35, MMMF, … Read More
#WritingTip – “Why won’t my book sell?”
I swear this really happened. I won’t name the book or the group I was in because I don’t want to shame the person. They asked why, when they’d spent years working on their book, and if “hundreds” of people had read their book, why wasn’t it selling? I don’t know where or how the … Read More
From Kristen Lamb: Author Despair – What to Do When You Feel Like All is Lost.
Kristen Lamb has a great post on her blog about author despair. I see a lot of writers lately questioning why they’re even trying anymore, and this is such a valid post right now. https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2016/04/25/author-despair-what-to-do-when-you-feel-like-all-is-lost
#NaNoWriMo – How goes it?
If you’re still plugging away at #NaNoWriMo (good for you!) I’m still running my 30 Days of #NaNoWriMo blog posts over at the Write Your Ass Off blog. 🙂 http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/search/label/%23nanowrimo
Write Your Ass Off: Effective Facebook promo tips for authors so you stop looking like an annoying idiot.
Are you an author? Are you Facebooking properly? Maybe not. Don’t worry, I have you covered. Effective Facebook promo tips for authors so you stop looking like an annoying idiot. In Case You Missed It… Now available for pre-order: Impact (Suncoast Society 32, MMF, BDSM) by Tymber Dalton. Featuring Tilly, Cris, and Landry.
Putting descriptions on a diet.
Over at the Write Your Ass Off blog, I’ve got a new post about putting your descriptions on a diet. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2015/09/putting-descriptions-on-diet.html Enjoy! Now Available: Vulnerable (Suncoast Society 30, MM, BDSM) CLICK HERE TO READ THE FIRST CHAPTER. Description Leo didn’t want a divorce, yet he can no longer ignore the fact that he’s gay—and … Read More
Newbie Author Tip 2
The second installment in my series of tips for newbie authors is up at the Write Your Ass Off blog. *rawr!* http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/09/newbie-author-tip-2-develop-gator-hide.html And have you checked out Hubby’s book yet? 🙂 (Yes, I’m proud of him. LOL) Dancing on a Tightrope. Also, I’ve added some new info at the bottom of the Ellora’s Cave troubles … Read More
Newbie Author Tip 1
I’m starting a new series over on Write Your Ass Off for newbie authors. Tip 1 is posted. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/09/newbie-author-tip-1-devour-information.html
Dear Newbie Writer: You suck…
. ..HOWEVER… http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/09/dear-newbie-writer-you-suck.html Also, I’ve made two additions today to the article about the problems at Ellora’s Cave.
Write Your Ass Off: Self-publishing sh*t volcano.
I’ve got a post up on Write Your Ass Off about the “self-publishing sh*t volcano,” as Chuck Wendig calls it. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/02/self-pubbing-sht-volcano-yep-sums-it-up.html
Thou Shalt Nots for Facebook for authors.
Over at WriteYourAssOff.com I posted about the “thou shalt nots” for Facebook specifically for authors. Feel free to stop by, check the lists out, and add your own suggestions if you have some. http://writeyourassoff.blogspot.com/2014/01/thou-shalt-nots-for-facebook.html