Exposing the Truth about the Myths for Writers

I stood in front of the group to share the importance of building relationships for creating a successful writing career. The lady introducing me explained that she brought me to speak because writers are notoriously loners, hidden away in our writing dungeons. My husband – and faithful roadie at these events – had stepped away Read More …

Taking Charge of Your Freelance Writing Journey

Freelance writing must be more than just words. It is a business – and that business is me. I am selling myself. I am selling my ability to string together words to create an emotional response. I am selling a trust to the clients in my talents and skills. I am my freelance writing product Read More …

Five Blessings of Freelance Writing

Freelance writing has offered me today what most people work their lives to be able to have. We have a nice home, a great family and time to enjoy it all. We are living out our retirement instead of waiting for it to come. I might still be working, but does it really count when Read More …

I Quit Selling My Books – An Author Shares Her Secrets for Non-Marketing

I quit trying to sell my books yesterday. I discovered that even with all of my efforts, my books sold no more than those times when I made no effort – so why bother. But this “quit selling” does not mean what you think it means – that is my nod to the “Princess Bride.” Read More …

Motivating my Writing

Getting a kick in the pants is usually what it takes to get me going again when I slow down. This morning the kick came – over and over and over. It just seemed that every word I read (from my prayer book for my children to the devotionals that I receive online to the Read More …