Archive for December, 2014

Publish Smart

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

I’ve been lax about posting this month. I apologize. But if there’s something you need from me, you can always email me: Or post a comment/question here. I’ve actually been busy working with a couple of clients, responding to questions from other authors, and doing what I constantly harp on you to do—promoting my […]

Can Other Authors Help or Hinder Your Publishing Experience?

Monday, December 15th, 2014

How valuable are other author’s experiences? Often, when you attend a writers conference or writers group meeting, the program consists of other authors sharing their publishing experiences. Sure, if you’re new to publishing, you should be listening to the experiences of others, but to what extent are these useful? Here’s my take on this subject: […]

The Creative Process

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

I promised that I would talk about my creative process in my next blog post. As I wrote in my post dated December 3rd, when writing nonfiction, I’m guided by my readers. I still consider readers as I pursue my new adventure in fiction. Certainly, I want my stories to be interesting and suspenseful enough […]

Reading Your Readers’ Minds

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

I’m often asked how I come up with ideas for my books and articles. When I was writing nonfiction, it was easy. I spent a lot of time out among my potential readers and I knew what sort of information, support, and resources they needed and wanted. I met them at writers events and book […]