Squashing the Top 11 Excuses That Keep Writers from Success

Excuses are one of the top reasons writers never get published or even finish writing their book. So to give you the best chance at success, here is a list of the most common excuses you might give for why you can’t write today. And then I’ll tell you otherwise by squashing that excuse! Continue reading

Sneak Peek at the Book, Monster

If you haven’t already read my summary of my latest book Monster, I encourage you to read it. Or, you can just read this short prologue to the story and see if you like it from there. I hope you like it!

Prologue of Monster 

He had returned. Just as he did every night as if expecting something to happen. He knows. Or at least suspects something. I can feel it in the way he looks at me. Never have I allowed him to meet my gaze for fear of what he might see—the truth—that I was different. But perhaps he could help? If he suspects the truth of what was happening, he might also know how to stop the change. The man fell back into the shadows, but his cold eyes were still visible. Glowing like mine. Continue reading

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How to Accomplish Your Writing Goals in 5 Easy Steps

The only way you will ever find yourself finishing your manuscript, finding an agent, and landing a book contract is by setting writing goals. As a writer, you have no set structure handed to you. You may have a book deadline, but no one can give you daily or weekly deadlines except yourself. You won’t find yourself magically at the finish line without having done all the work to get there. First, you have to set some goals that are both measurable and attainable to set yourself up for success. Continue reading

The Rose Pt. 3

Welcome back for part 3. In the last two parts, Arabella has had her heart broken by the man she loves and has decided the only thing that can help her is a visit to a sorcerer in the woods. Coming up today is what Arabella wishes for and the consequences that follow. Continue reading

The Rose Pt. 2

Thanks for coming back for part 2! Last week, Arabella discovered her fiancé is marrying another. She’s now trying to figure out what to do and will make a decision at the end of this section that will send her on her path to villainy. Continue reading

The Rose Pt. 1

The next few weeks will be pieces of my short story prequel to my novel Monster. This is the story about the villain of Monster before she was evil. It’s the story of Arabella, her heartbreak, and foolish trust in magic. I hope you enjoy this first part of my story titled The RoseContinue reading