Copyright: Protecting your Gold

This topic comes up a lot when we discuss Beta Readers. I have had the pleasure of working with fiercely loyal Beta's who would never even think of stealing my work but if you don't know trustworthy people who you would be comfortable giving the task, you can find Beta's in all sorts of places … Continue reading Copyright: Protecting your Gold

Turbo Writer: How do I write so much?

First of all, I don’t write the most. There are very many authors who write more than me. I do think I am a diligent writer however. I completed NaNoWriMo this year (2019) (my first year) in 21 days and 4 days later I moved on from the 50k requirement of the event to complete … Continue reading Turbo Writer: How do I write so much?

Stakes (should be) high

I have been trying to write my Crime Fiction novel Completion, since May. Here is a little reminder of what this story is about... Completion is a novel about a series of ritualistic murders. 3 women at a time are being murdered, gutted and displayed around San Francisco’s business and tourist district. Dr. Ali Marshall is … Continue reading Stakes (should be) high

October is over: Updates

Hey! I haven't posted since.... Not even gonna say but I would like to do an update now, if that's okay... Today, November 2nd, Dia de los Muertes, I finished a manuscript. Yay! So lemme give you a run down on which manuscripts are complete and their statuses: Inside Out: Michael Taylor 1 - Available … Continue reading October is over: Updates

July, going on August

Another NaNoWriMo almost down, another lost event for me. BUT as you can see from the last line of this tweet... I only failed because I am SO in love with THREE different WIP I have going on. Not only has Completion been begging me to put some words to it, but I have two … Continue reading July, going on August

Books and Business

If you believe writing should ONLY be about passion and authors shouldn't care about making money... this post is not for you. Let's agree to disagree. I am an advocate for authors getting paid for their work. Period. Why? Have you written a story before?? It's maddening. Especially for people like me who have anxiety … Continue reading Books and Business

Let’s talk about Beta’s

Not fish. Beta Readers! An authors best friend! I freaking love beta's. This post will be ALL ABOUT BETA'S! Here we go! What is a Beta Reader?? A beta reader is usually an unpaid test reader of an unreleased work of literature or other writing, who gives feedback from the point of view of an … Continue reading Let’s talk about Beta’s