Month: February 2016

Freelance Writing Advice, Writing Tips & Career Advice

51 Ways to Make Money as a Writer

Piggy bank

When people think of someone as being a writer, they often think in terms of books. Fiction, non-fiction, memoir, and scholarly books all come to mind as “writerly” pursuits. And certainly books are a noble goal and worth writing if that’s what you want to do. However, there are many more ways to make money …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Library Haul & Reading List 02/26/16

Library Haul & Reading List 02/26/16

This week’s list is all YA, and two of the three are the second in their respective series. I’ve actually already read all of this week’s books before posting this list, so  I’m able to offer a few thoughts instead of just my usual summary. Sadly, two of the books just weren’t that great. But …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

How to Save Your Library


Last week I wrote about ways to keep your library healthy and off the radar of politicians who are looking for easy budget cuts. What if, despite your best efforts, your library gets put on the chopping block, anyway? Is there anything you can do? Here are some ideas based on my own experience in …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Library Haul & Reading List 02/19/16

Library Haul and Reading List 02/19/16

This week’s list is either short or long, depending on how you look at it. Yes, it’s only two books, but the history book is over 1,000 pages. That’s the equivalent of three or four “regular” books. Ah, well, we’re supposed to have more winter weather here this week, so it’ll give me something to …

Fun & Humor, Threads of the Moirae Series

Thank You!

Thank you

I just want to say a quick thank you to everyone who entered the recent Goodreads giveaway for an ARC of Broken Fate! There were 1,168 entries! That’s awesome and I’m humbled that so many of you took the time to enter. If you weren’t the lucky winner, don’t despair. There will be another giveaway …