A Look Back at My Reading List (2016 Part 5: Indies)

A Look Back at My Reading List (2016 Part 5: Indies) I already know I’ll be disappointed here and not for the reasons you’d think. Although indie authors come with a whole boat load of problems—from bad editing to horrible dialog (though that can be said for YA as well) to shoddy plotting—the real reason … Continue reading A Look Back at My Reading List (2016 Part 5: Indies)

My Top Three Pet Peeves in the Dialogue of Self-published Work

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 … Continue reading My Top Three Pet Peeves in the Dialogue of Self-published Work

Top Three Words of Advice to New Self-publishing Authors

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 … Continue reading Top Three Words of Advice to New Self-publishing Authors