I’m excited to have the opportunity to participate in the Pitch Wars Advice Blog Hop! Thank you, Brenda Drake and the Pitch Wars team for considering my input! Time for Business This is supposed to be brief! The biggest piece of advice I received when I was a mentee hopeful was “The most important part … More Pitch Wars Advice Blog Hop
In a previous post, I wrote about a series I admire, IA. The series has two books published: INITIATE and B.O.S.S. The third book in the series, UNION, will be released on Black Friday, November 24, 2017. I recommend this series because I like positivity (if you didn’t know already!). Here is what I had … More Thankful! Author Interview: John Darryl Winston
The writer’s life is full of rejections. Whenever I receive an email from a literary agent that says, “Thank you,” I brace myself because there is usually a “but….” following. But blah, blah, blah. The rest of the email is full of “nice” rejection words. I know they can’t take on every client, so I … More Exciting News! I Got into Pitch Wars! (What’s that? Let me tell you!)
I don’t talk about my writing life too much because I’m not sure if it would be boring. 😛 Before I talk more about Writer’s Ink Challenge, I wanted to share some great news! I won the #SpreadSmiles positivity contest with my short writing piece, Positivity: We Never Know Which Lives We Influence. You can … More Writer’s Ink Challenge
Be true to yourself for there is no one else like you. As long as you do this, your voice will shine through your words. Basically, writers, find your voice by being yourself! … More Writer’s: Find Your Voice By Being Yourself
Do you like books, movies or both?
I recently read The Book Thief and watched the movie. I discuss which one I prefer and why. My eleven-year-old daughter, Xayla, tells us if she prefers books, movies, or both and why. What do you prefer?
I also reveal my critique partner / literary twin. 🙂 … More The Book Thief: Book or Movie?
May 6-12, 2016 was Nurses Week. How has being a nurse influenced my writing? When nurses go to work, we don’t just clock in and out and go through the motions of our job. We are given the great responsibility to intimately care for the sick. Often the most important aspect of … More Happy Nurses Week
I attended the Las Vegas Writer’s Conference last weekend, and I met a man in his early twenties. Although many of the authors, agents, and editors were inspiring, this particular man truly inspired me. He worked at Burger King and took the bus to the conference every day (three day conference). It took him two … More Just Do It!
I thought this was so cute. The website is adorable. On to more editing….. I could really use some chocolate right now!
The joy of writing and being a nerd. … More You Know You Are A Nerd When…