Tag: Writing 101

Why You Should NEVER Pay for Beta Readers!

An Unexpected Rant on Beta Reading Services. Recently, I posted a call for beta readers (admittedly a bit too early, but hush!). My announcement on Twitter sparked up a rage I didn’t know I had in me. While now I feel much like Ross Geller did over his missing/eaten sandwich, I thought this was the […]

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Your Story Sucks! Why Themes are Vital to Your Manuscript!

To Every Author Who Has Abandoned Themes Harsh, I know! I’ve spent the entire weekend rediscovering why I’m a reader. I’ve abandoned physical book copies for over a year in favor of the convenience of ebooks and audiobooks. Work got too busy. Planning a wedding brought me physical pain at certain points. Moving to a […]

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4 Self-Publishing Truths While Building Your Author Platform

“If you want something done, do it yourself!” If you’re reading this, you’re likely self-publishing, considering it, or researching it as you build your author platform. The quote above is my mantra – not just for writing, but in all facets of life. I’m HIGHLY independent, and I consider it to be my greatest strength […]

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