Month: June 2016

Books, Reading, & Libraries, Freelance Writing Advice

Library Haul & Reading List 06/24/16

Library Haul & Reading List 06/24/16

Someone asked the other day why I post these book lists as “lists” instead of reviewing the books that I read. It’s a good question and here’s the answer. I’m not good at writing book reviews. Sure, I write board game reviews all the time over on, but books are different. I guess, to …

Marketing & Platform Building

Remember: The Internet is Forever


“Anything you put on the internet you lose control over,” says author Evan Carroll, author of the book Your Digital Afterlife. I came across this quote while reading the story of a reporter who posted a cute, innocent video of her daughter on Facebook only to have it go viral and become a nightmare. People …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Library Haul & Reading List 06/17/16

Library Haul & Reading List 06/17/16

After a couple of weeks’ rest, I’m happily back at work.I actually feel better when I’m writing. I think it’s the guilt that I feel when I’m not working. Working makes it go away! Plus, I just enjoy creating people and worlds and I’m like a fish out of water when I’m not doing it. …

Marketing & Platform Building, Publishing Tips & Topics, Writing Tips & Career Advice

Beware the “One Way”

One Way

When I first started writing, I devoured just about every “how to” book and article I could get my hands on. (This was before blogs really came of age, or I’m sure I would have devoured my share of those, too.) Many were excellent, some were good, and some (I now know) were just bad. …

Books, Reading, & Libraries, Creativity Boosting & Inspiration, Threads of the Moirae Series

Library Haul & Reading List 06/10/16

Library Haul & Reading List 06/10/16

Got some exciting news this week! Avenging Fate will be released as an e-book on September 12, 2016 and in print on November 7, 2016! All of the fun stuff: Cover reveals, blurbs, giveaways, etc. is yet to come so stay tuned. Pre-orders should go up shortly after the cover is finalized and I’ll have …