Why It’s Bad Form to Tell a Writer to Stop Writing

Originally Published: February 24th, 2014; Updated: June 24th, 2014* When I saw the title of this piece, “If JK Rowling Cares About Writing, She Should Stop Doing It” that was originally published on HuffPost Culture this past weekend, I felt a familiar rage bubble to the surface before I even read the first sentence, which, […]

Why Self-Publishing Is Not For Me

Self-publishing is booming. Self-publishing is the newest trend. Self-publishing is better than traditional publishing. Self-publishing is the way to go. Or so I’ve heard. Call me a traditionalist, but I’m simply unfazed by self-publishing and have zero interest in the market. I’ve been asked by readers to write about my thoughts on self-publishing for awhile […]

The 3 P’s

Persistence. Never giving up. Continuing on, steadfastly. Never forgetting your purpose, your goal, your destiny, even if the odds seem stacked against you. I insist on achieving my goals. I will be published. I need to start understanding that it might not happen in the timeline I have created for myself because NEWSFLASH, nothing happens […]