Monthly Archives: January 2013

The “NOT Dedicated To” Dedication Page

Do you ever feel like you need a “Not Dedicated To” dedication page in your book? You know, those people in your life that roll their eyes at the mention of your writing. They conveniently dismiss themselves from any conversation … Continue reading

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Writers Should BE the Poetry Hollie Queener (Great Post Tuesday)

Writers Should BE the Poetry Hollie Queener (Great Post Tuesday).

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Bret Easton Ellis

I’ve told you about my fascination with horror movies and my obsession with music, but I have not talked much about the obvious…the writers who have directed this journey. I would be amiss not to include BOOKS on blog about … Continue reading

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Rejection is Protection

“Rejection is God’s Protection” I saw this quote on a friend’s Facebook page, and it has spoken to me several times over the last couple of days. Rejection is difficult, wether it is in education, sports, friendship, or love. We … Continue reading

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“She is all that I have left, and Music is her name.” -CSN

Inspiration comes from many different places. Music inspires me everyday in every way. I love music, although I am not musically talented. (Oh, how I wish!) I trust God knows where to place certain talents. I would be a certifiable … Continue reading

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Celebrity Author Trend

I hear things from time to time and I really should take more notice, but the moment usually passes, and most of the time, days pass before I think about it again. I’ve often forgotten who said or where it … Continue reading

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Writers Should BE the Poetry

This poem captures the essence of what it means, to me, to be a writer: One must love everything, be forgiving of shortcomings, question every lesson, and most of all one must stay true to themselves. With every character vying … Continue reading

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When to Query?

I’ve mentioned a few of my mistakes along this road to publishing. The first, self-doubt and the consequence of hiding my work for so long. Second, querying too soon. As aspiring authors, we all fall victim to this one. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Twitter Tease

After my first week on TWITTER, I have read numerous opening sentences, one line pitches, and plot teasers from other writers trying to sell their books. I have come to this conclusion…. It really doesn’t matter what happens to your … Continue reading

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Call me Crazy

I read something profound today. It’s not everyday a great snippet falls my way, but I sure do love it when it does. And now that I have you to share with, I will do just that… “People will think … Continue reading

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