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Stepping into Learning

A few years back I dipped my toe into indie publishing by publishing a few books that had done well in contests, including winning RWA's Golden Heart, and that had gotten good feedback from publishers. They just didn't happen to find the right spot at the right publishing house at the right time. I also got the rights back to…

When One Door Closes

This week's #UpbeatAuthors topic is "When one door closes, another one opens." It's one of those sayings that can be annoying when you've just had a door slam in your face. That's understandable because the opportunity lost is still fresh in your mind, still stings or full-fledged hurts. It often takes time to get over that door closing before you…

Fangirl Fridays

If you've read my earlier blog posts this week -- #UpbeatAuthors Monday and Writer Wednesday -- thank you! And now it's time to just have some fun with my first Fangirl Friday. During these weekly posts, I'll be sharing something I really love. To anyone who knows me, it should come as no surprise that I'm going to kick things…

Welcome to Writer Wednesdays

This has been a year of change in my career and having to figure out how to deal with that change. And so, of course, I thought I should write about it and hopefully help or inspire other authors in the process. Let's go back in time a little bit. Late last year, I was burned out. While I had…