How Many Times Have You Put off Writing That Book?

I know you have one. An idea for a book that would be a great compliment to your blog. One to offer as your first freebie to get people to sign up for your mailing list. One to sell on your website. Or one that you would like to have traditionally published and sold in stores. Continue Reading

Here’s What Happens When You Stay Focused

Depending on the time of year, I write at different places. At home, at my other job, at the cafe down the street, or outside at the park or in the gardens. These places each have their benefits. Continue Reading

Organize: Use a Calendar to Keep Track of Scheduled Posts

As per my theme word for 2017, I’ve been doing little things here and there to better organize my space and time. I recently shared how I organized my desk drawer, and today I want to show how I’m organizing my scheduled blog posts for the year. This is the Continue Reading

Wrapping up This Year & Planning for Next Year

It’s the time of year when I begin reflecting on what I’ve accomplished and what goals I never got to, among other things. You’ll notice goal planning, Yule, Christmas, and New Year posts coming up on the Facebook page, and those will help you to get started on the coming Continue Reading

Are You a NaNoWriMo Rebel?

I’ve been doing some reading on the NaNoWriMo site, even though I’m not planning to join the fun this year. Why? Because I’m curious. About what? Their official stance on writing nonfiction rather than fiction for the challenge. You see, I’ve been toying with the idea of using the challenge Continue Reading

It’s Time to Prep for NaNoWriMo…

… but I wont be joining in this year. I didn’t last year, either. Why? Last year I was busy prepping a series of short stories for publication. These stories, part of the Tales from the Mountain book of short stories, were written way back in 2008 as part of Continue Reading

Batching Days

Today I’m taking part in International Batching Day. Because I have been so busy publishing eBooks as of late, I haven’t gotten to other things on my to-do list. Today is the day I’m catching up on these things, before I begin my tw0-double weekend at the Inn. I like Continue Reading