The State of Writing

Now that you’ve gotten a glimpse of my start as an author, I thought I’d give you a little glimpse into my current state as an author. First, I’m going to admit, it’s been a bit of a struggle to get much time writing as of late. But, a part of that is because IContinue reading “The State of Writing”

SYWTBAW X: Go Your Own Way

While there’s a whole segment of the getting your book out there story that I can’t give you a whole lot of insight into (as in: landing an agent and getting a publisher the good old-fashioned way), the reality for most of us is that after writing a book, we’re going to end up publishingContinue reading “SYWTBAW X: Go Your Own Way”

SYWTBAW VIII: The Hardest Part

Once you’ve finished a book, regardless of what you intend to do with it, unless you’re just planning on filing it away in some hidden corner of your house for it never to be seen by anyone, you’re going to have to face the hardest part of the entire writing process. Even harder than marketingContinue reading “SYWTBAW VIII: The Hardest Part”

SYWTBAW VII: What Now?

Alright, so, you’ve written a book, you’ve edited (I hope you’ve edited it!), you’ve done everything you can do in your own power to make the book as amazing as you possibly can, and you’ve put down the red editing pen feeling confident that this is the best book you can possibly create. The questionContinue reading “SYWTBAW VII: What Now?”

SYWTBAW III – But Should You?

About halfway through writing your first draft, you’ll probably reach a point in which you’ll really start to question whether or not you are able to make it as a writer. Part of the reason for this is because you’re going to find that you somehow became completely lost in what you were writing. Like,Continue reading “SYWTBAW III – But Should You?”

SYWTBAW II: “I Want to Write a Book”

Maybe you finished reading a great book, but couldn’t help thinking you could have done it better. Or perhaps you have this fantastic idea for a story you wish someone would write. Or possibly you don’t know why, but you’ve always just wanted to write a book. For whatever your reason, you’re in the firstContinue reading “SYWTBAW II: “I Want to Write a Book””