My Big Distraction – Author Stash is Launching in April!

I was super excited about writing a few months ago. I was really gung-ho about blogging and sharing my author journey with the world. I posted some Medium articles, some blog posts and some Reddit threads.

I started getting some traction and a few followers… and I was actually writing my books. Progress was happening.

At the end of 2015 I posted my really audacious goals for 2016… then I sort of disappeared. Continue reading “My Big Distraction – Author Stash is Launching in April!”

How NaNoWriMo Stole My Soul

Well, I did it.  I won NaNoWriMo 2015.  I wrote just over 51,000 words in the month of November.  It wasn’t easy.  It wasn’t super fun.  But it was doable, I proved that.  But it almost made me stop writing (in fact this is officially the longest thing I’ve written in 3 or 4 days). Continue reading “How NaNoWriMo Stole My Soul”

If You’re Not in it for the Money, Why Publish?

I’m in it for the money. There, I said it. Writing is an art, writing well is a more refined art. Money is how you keep score – publish for the money.

Dollars & More Dollars!

As I have recently embarked on this trip to become an author – and I’m taking you along with me – I have been reading just about everything out there on how to write, how to publish and how to market a book (namely a self published one). Continue reading “If You’re Not in it for the Money, Why Publish?”