Bouncing Back From Setbacks

Back in February I had surgery. The plan was to take the required week off to recover, but I didn't schedule any additional client work for the remainder of the month out of concern that there would be complications (you never know with exploratory surgery), and I didn't want to…

International Women’s Day Copywriting Giveaway

Hello there! If you are a follower of mine through my fiction, copywriting content, or small business work - then you know that I am a huge fan of women helping women. I love the thought of being able to empower and support other women-owned businesses, women-run organizations, or other…

Planning 2017

Year planning is always frightening to me. Setting expectations and goals means that, as well as having a target to hit, I also have a target to MISS, and that can be terrifying. Planning 2017 What makes 2017 different is that heading out of 2016 I had a rush of copywriting…

Black Friday 2016

  2016 Ends Soon! Your Content Needs to Crush It. Let a Pro Help [two_column_block style="undefined"] [content1]I Need a Do-Over Let's face it. 2016 was a rough year. Between the celebrity deaths and the exhausting US Presidential election, I'm beyond over it. That's why I'm offering crazy sales on my tailored…

Fox does #Vlogmas – What’s #CreepyChristmas & How You Can Help.

[video_lightbox type="embed" style="1" width="511" height="288" placeholder_width="511" placeholder_height="288" align="center"][/video_lightbox]   I've been living under a rock for the last several years, apparently, because I had not heard about #Vlogmas as a phenomenon until this past week. After enjoying the experience of getting my creative juices flowing every day for #NaNoWriMo this…

Diversity in Publishing

Diversity in Publishing [caption id="attachment_1280" align="alignright" width="500"] Diversity in Publishing Study by Lee & Long Books.[/caption] Historically, the publishing industry has not been the most inclusive. Even now, publishing suffers from a real diversity problem. Lee & Low Books went so far as to do a baseline study of the current diversity…

Representing Bisexuality in Fiction

September 19-26 is Bisexual Pride Week or #BiWeek 2016 Disclaimer: This post might seem to come out of left field, but it is both relevant and important to anyone who writes fiction, or aspires to write fiction. It's also relevant and important to anyone who happens to identify as bi or…

10 Reasons to Rethink A Traditional Publisher

So you've written a book, fantastic! The good news is that a great deal of the hard work is already done. The bad news? There's still plenty left to go! If you're like most aspiring authors, you've spent a great deal of the last few months, maybe even years, imagining…
1 2 3 4