Tag: writing life

Back To You

I’ve learned so much since my first novel was published. Here are a few of those lessons.

Don’t Be a Parrot: How to Stay Original in Your Writing

With 625,327 self-published books published in the United States in 2015 alone, according to Bowker, the US agency for the administration of the ISBN, you will need to be original to stand out. That’s just the self-published books, and that number is for 2015. By now, thanks to the growing popularity of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) there are likely closer to 1 million books published every year. How can you stand out in that sea of books?

Do It Your Way! 3 Tips For Dealing with Setbacks

Think of rejections not as a poor reflection on you or your work, but simply necessary steps that will get you closer to your goal (kind of like having bad dates and finding out what you don’t want in a mate).

A Writer’s Life: Butter Sauce