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October is over: Updates

Hey! I haven’t posted since…. Not even gonna say but I would like to do an update now, if that’s okay… Today, November 2nd, Dia de los Muertes, I finished a manuscript. Yay! So lemme give you a run down on which manuscripts are complete and their statuses: Inside Out: Michael Taylor 1 – Available […]

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July, going on August

Another NaNoWriMo almost down, another lost event for me. BUT as you can see from the last line of this tweet… I only failed because I am SO in love with THREE different WIP I have going on. Not only has Completion been begging me to put some words to it, but I have two […]

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Books and Business

If you believe writing should ONLY be about passion and authors shouldn’t care about making money… this post is not for you. Let’s agree to disagree. I am an advocate for authors getting paid for their work. Period. Why? Have you written a story before?? It’s maddening. Especially for people like me who have anxiety […]

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Let’s talk about Beta’s

Not fish. Beta Readers! An authors best friend! I freaking love beta’s. This post will be ALL ABOUT BETA’S! Here we go! What is a Beta Reader?? A beta reader is usually an unpaid test reader of an unreleased work of literature or other writing, who gives feedback from the point of view of an […]

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Target Audience…

Cause not everyone wants to read your book. LOL. Seriously. Being a New York Times Best Seller does not mean that EVERYONE read your book. It means tons of people did. I think we can all name the MANY best sellers that we have not read… SO, today I want to talk to you about […]

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Why I’m going Indie

I don’t want to ruffle feathers but, I have never had a desire for traditional publishing. I thought I “needed” to be traditionally published but I figured out quick that it wasn’t a requirement. I understand that many authors have a goal of being traditionally published, a firm desire to get an agent and get […]

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Editing Tips from the Anxious

I wanted to share some editing tips. My anxiety actually makes me a decent editor! Although I am not a professional or even partially good at grammar, I have a few ideas for you! Read your manuscript out loud: This is so important because reading out loud and reading in your head is very different. […]

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