Month: July 2021

Is it possible for an author to have a love-hate relationship with her fictional characters? Merriam-Webster defines a love-hate relationship as “strong feelings of both love and hatred for someone.” The website Love Bondings takes that a step further, stating that the strong feelings can occur in any time of relationship – romantic, familial or…

Establishing a writing routine can be a challenge for many newer writers.  There’s plenty of advice out there on how to establish a routine, so I decided to compile a list of the strategies that worked for me. Make Writing a Priority:  If being published is your goal, then you must make writing a priority. …

For many authors, deciding how to publish is a difficult decision.  Should they go with a traditional publisher?  Go it alone and become an indie author?  Or publishing using a combination of the two? Each route has its pros and cons, and with both routes authors do all their own marketing.  Let’s examine the pros…