Growing Thicker Skin: How to Handle Rejection and Criticism

  •   Mar 28, 2017   •  

Let’s face it, sometimes criticism sucks. It can come in the form of a scathingly bad review, or...     more »

5 Ways to Turn Writing Gaffes into Writing Gold

  •   Mar 14, 2017   •  

It happens to the best of us. The worst happens. We publish a blog post to...     more »

7 Things You Should Know about a Writer's Health

  •   Nov 15, 2016   •  

Let's talk about your health. Every occupation has its hazards, and for writers, the list can...     more »

10 Behaviors That Might Crush Your Hopes of Being a Successful Novelist

  •   Apr 7, 2016   •  

There are endless lists of what aspiring novelists should DO to become successful. But what about...     more »

How to Handle Rejection Like a Pro

  •   Mar 8, 2016   •  

Both of my new writing buddies are English majors. At the café where we meet, I offer up my hesit...     more »

Authors: Replace Excuses with Inspiration

  •   Mar 1, 2016   •  

“The reason successful people read to improve themselves is because it separates the...     more »

Getting Through Your First Draft

  •   Mar 1, 2016   •  

From Idea to Novel Two years ago I got an idea. That night was clichéd to the point of...     more »

How to Keep Your Passion Burning

  •   Mar 1, 2016   •  

Ah, the fresh start of a novel. How I love it: the excitement of meeting new characters, the limi...     more »