As an author, I’ve found some wonderful tools and resources to improve my writing and provide a better reading experience for my readers. Since these resources are great, not only for writers but for anyone who puts pen to paper–or fingers to keyboard, here are some of the free tools I recommend to help your.. read more →

As we write the last word of our story, we might think we are done. After all, we’ve spent countless hours researching, writing, and sweating over our prose to bring readers into the worlds we’ve created. The truth is—we’re far from it. We don’t want our first drafts to be presented to our readers. We.. read more →

Every year, we well-intentioned people make countless resolutions to ourselves as we enter the new year and each year, a depressing number of us fail New Year’s Resolutions! It has been reported that about 80% of resolutions are failed by February and by some estimates, only 8% of people achieve their resolutions. Fear not: Here.. read more →

Procrastination is defined as the action of delaying of postponing something. We’ve all been guilty of procrastination at some point in our lives. However, procrastination is seldom our friend. A great deal of stress can be avoided when we prioritize—avoid putting off important and time- consuming tasks. Doing so results in our scrambling around to.. read more →

Book readers are the heroes of the literary world. Their love of reading keeps authors writing and countless parts of the industry afloat. But, there is one individual who runs a close second to the reader. What is that, you may ask? Reviewers, of course. Readers who take the time to review the books they.. read more →

Currently knee deep working on my upcoming book release, I can’t help but think about all the hard work that goes into any sort of artistic endeavor. That got me thinking of all the authors who have supported me along the way, as well as those who I’ve supported. As artists, we’re aware of what.. read more →

Collaboration is defined as the action of working with someone to produce or create something. While this is a skill that sets humans apart from much of the rest of the animal kingdom, it doesn’t come as naturally to some as it does others. Yes—collaboration, in many ways, is an art form. That is why.. read more →