How to Create Your Own Sacred Writing Nook

How to Create Your Own Sacred Writing Nook Every author must have their own separate, quiet, distraction-free writing space (nook)! I know. I know. It is so much easier to say than it is to do. Especially in 2021, when we’re still in the midst of a global pandemic, everyone is working from home, and …

Choosing and Nailing Your Story Idea

Choosing and Nailing Your Story Idea How to find possibly story ideas and decide on the best for your first (or next) book and how to know it’s the one you should be writing. If you clicked on this blog post, you likely fall into one of two categories. Either you are just a die …

Better than LinkTree Tool for Authors!

Why You Need Beacons.page In Your Life! As authors, we all know (or should know) by now that we have to market our own books effectively if we want to sell more than a handful of copies, even if we get a traditional publishing deal (yep, it’s true)! But have you ever wondered how on …

Tik Tok Tips for Authors!

Tik Tok Tips for Authors First thing’s first. Let’s be clear. You do NOT have to dance to be on Tik Tok. Nor do you have to be a tweenybopper. In fact, when COVID first reared its ugly head last spring, adults (meaning, anyone over 21) became curious as to what this whole Tik Tok …

All Those Writerly Feels!

All Those Writerly Feels! How to cope with all the emotions authors face every single day. “So, what exactly does an author coach do?” I hear this question often. Really great author coaches don’t just teach writers how to write books. They also help authors deal with things that go beyond writing skills and publishing …

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR AUTHORS

How many of you enjoy those fun advent calendars at Christmastime? I remember growing up, one of our Christmas traditions was advent calendars. You know, those fun calendars that families use to count down the days until Christmas? And, usually, each day, when you open or peel back the date, you find a fun treat …

Why you should hire Write Your Best Book!

The most popular Facebook post I’ve ever posted was earlier this year when I asked, “Why have you not worked with a professional editor (or why won’t you)?”  That post was shared, liked, and commented on more than any post I’ve ever written in all my 10 or so years in this industry talking to …

Why You Should Hire an Author PA Now!

If you’ve ever even thought about hiring an Author PA, let me tell you…you MUST.  I’ve been writing and publishing books for over a decade, and for at least the last five years, I’ve known about Author PAs. But I’ll be honest with you. I really thought I could do it all on my own. …