Top 3 Plans for 2017 There are a few things I’d like to achieve in the next year. True, the list is always growing, but one must narrow things down to get anything done. 1) Finish my ‘Crasher’ book I’ve had this idea in my head for a while and have let it sit and […]Read more "Top Three Plans for 2017"
Top Three Self Published Books of 2016 As for self-published books, 2016 has been quite impressive as last year where I got through over 30 books. This year’s tally runs at a shallow 8, though I did a lot of editing and critiquing of works in progress. From this short list, it is hard to […]Read more "Top Three Self Published Books of 2016"
Top Three Rules for Descriptions When it comes to descriptions, most newbie writers—and even some vets—go way overboard. To some degree, I understand why. When I started, I did the same thing. In part, it was due to all those exquisite books I read and loved. Their words flowed through my head, and getting an […]Read more "Top Three Rules for Descriptions"
Top Three Things I’ve learned about writing 2016 1) Little Adventures This may sound strange, ‘little adventures’—what does that mean? Well, only when I sat down and started to think of it, that is of the many books I loved, it was always the little events in each chapter, each book that remained so […]Read more "Top Three Things I’ve learned about writing 2016"
My Top Three Pet Peeves in the Dialogue of Self-published Work Having read many self-published books recently, I’ve encountered three jarring habits among these authors that rip me right from my enjoyment of reading. To be honest, I have been guilty of them all as well at some point in my writing, and I hope […]Read more "My Top Three Pet Peeves in the Dialogue of Self-published Work"
Top Three Self Published Books (I’ve read in 2015) Out of the thirty books I reviewed last year, here were the best. I wanted to give them a little nod before I move onto this year’s list. Here goes. 1) Solitaire Prince by Tyan Wyss This book came to me through a reading group […]Read more "Top Three Self Published Books of 2015"
Top Three Words of Advice to New Self-publishing Authors It’s been a year now since I started self-publishing. I’ve learned a lot, and the first thing I’d tell myself a year ago is “Don’t do it.” But I’d do it anyways. Why? You learn a lot. Self-publishing is hard. Any blogger with their book […]Read more "Top Three Words of Advice to New Self-publishing Authors"