• March 2017
    This is a really helpful post. Thanks so much for sharing.
  • July 2014
    I get where you're coming from with this. I felt that way because of a couple of negative reviews I'd gotten early on. It made me question my abilities and my confidence was shaken. An R&R from my publisher added to that. Yet, the truth is I...
  • February 2014
    Apt analogy! Thank you for your comment, Alexandra. There are lots of hats for a writer to wear. Thankfully, the writing community is so generous. I've learned so much from fellow authors. 
  • February 2014
    Thanks for your comment, Ann. I'm glad you mentioned a plan. I'd add that it should be scheduled and in writing. I haven't been doing that, and I know that I should. Then I'd be more consistent. Thank you for the reminder. Best of luck with The...
  • February 2014
    Thanks for your comment, Melissa. It's never too early to begin establishing your author platform and building those relationships. In fact, that's one of the things publishers and agents look at when considering a debut author. 
  • February 2014
    Hi Susan! Good luck with your memoir. I love that you prepared to do the work needed to make it the best final product possible. One of the things I found most surprising about my publication journey is that I actually do enjoy working on revisions...
  • January 2014
    So many great comments! Thank you all for sharing your thoughts and experiences.  Julie--You have a very strong author platform built out of your generosity of spirit and genuine interest in others. You're my role model when it comes to...
  • November 2013
    So many wonderful reasons to be thankful! I'd say 3,4,5 and 7 are my favorites.
  • August 2013
    There is something so wonderful about writing longhand. I think that's why I like keeping a paper to-do list, in addition to my electronic reminders. I love journaling, but I'm so bad at doing it. I have five journals within my view right now. I've...
  • May 2013

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