Summer, for me, means a massive shift in my day-to-day schedule. My kids are home from school, and on weeks without camp or vacation, it can be hard to keep up with my daily routine while also keeping them entertained. For example, a typical (August - May) Monday for me looks like: 6:30 AM: Wake … Continue reading Scheduling Summertime
Today I’d like to introduce you to author Kari Holloway, who’s short, “Catch Up,” was just published in the anthology “A Contract of Words,” which includes 27 authors from all over the world. Here is what she had to say about life, writing, and her story: 1. Besides writing, what is one thing you couldn't live … Continue reading Catch Up: An Interview With Kari Holloway
They say Stars are flaming balls of gas Burning a million lifetimes away, Warming the darkness of space With their glowing light I say Stars are what I see when her lips meet mine, Blinding me to all else At least for a time They say Stars have names that matter, That they point the … Continue reading Stars
Many of the questions I receive about Echaria Rising involve the characters. Who are they? What motivates them? Why are they important? In this vlog, I'm talking a little bit about our three main characters, and what they bring to the story. As always, if you have questions, drop them in the comments below! I … Continue reading Echaria Rising: Who’s Who? [vlog]
Hey there, I know it's been a little while since I've posted. Life has become absolutely bonkers over here, and for a hot minute I wasn't sure if I was going to return. But thanks to my family's undying support and some good friends, I'm back in the saddle of life and ready to keep … Continue reading AuthorTube Newbie Tag
I did it! This is such a surreal moment for me: for as long as I can remember, I've wanted to be able to say that I've written and published a novel. Now I can say that, and it's no longer a dream. It's my reality. Pardon me for a minute while I do a … Continue reading I’m a Published Novelist!
When starting out in the world of writing, things can be a bit overwhelming. Whatever it is you want to write, you have to start somewhere. Blogs, short stories, novels, articles, screenplays... Each is so unique, but there are common questions that apply, no matter where you are starting and what your end goal is. … Continue reading 5 Things Every Writer Should Have
With my recent writing success has come a rather unexpected influx of questions. The most common question has come from both family and friends, and it requires a more in-depth answer than I can usually give. The question is, "So, how do you do it?" The simple answer? Inspiration strikes, and I put things on … Continue reading How to Write a Book (in 24 simple steps)