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Books & Authors 2018!

Yes, it’s that time of year again!  Time for the spring half of Leon & Lulu’s biannual Books & Authors event! This juried book signing has become a fixture in Metro Detroit, and I’m honored and thrilled to announce that I’ll be there for the second time, signing copies of both Pistils AND Sub Rosa! Books…

NaNoWriMo Tip #7!

Treasure your most valuable tools! Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend!  Today’s tip to help you on your path to NaNoWriMo success is one that people unfortunately don’t think of until it’s too late…taking care of the precious tools you’ll be using! The tools I’m talking about today are the ones…

NaNoWriMo Tip #6!

Give yourself permission to break the rules! …especially when those rules aren’t working for you! I know that the people who come out with THE RULES are coming from a good place, they want to help you be the best, most succesful author you can be.  I do sincerely wish, though, that they’d frame it…

NaNoWriMo Tip #5!

Indulge yourself in ONE motivational tool or item! Motivation is one of the biggest parts of NaNoWriMo…writing a novel in a month is HARD!  For that reason, I’m a big advocate of finding new creative ways to motivate yourself.  That’s also a reason why I’ve never tried a boot-camp style of working out…I prefer to…

NaNoWriMo Tip #4!

Join Quora! I know not everyone shares my enthusiasm, but doing research is hands-down one of my favorite things about writing.  I absolutely love learning as many new things as I can about the locations, languages, names, cultures and even geographic areas that come alive in my stories. I’ll never claim to have every detail…