The Pros & Cons of Self-Publishing

The Pros & Cons of Self-Publishing

Years ago, it was a no-brainer that if you want to write a book, you try to go through the typical process of being traditionally published. So that means trying to find a publishing house directly, or if you want to land with a big hitter who doesn’t allow...
Want to become an author? Do these two things.

Want to become an author? Do these two things.

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with a group of people about what it’s like being an author. Of course, most people will ask for advice on how to become a writer and my level of advice may vary based on where that person is in their life (i.e....
Fearlessly Chasing Dreams

Fearlessly Chasing Dreams

I think the whole idea of dream reaching has come up so much lately because I finally started doing something about my dreams this year. I turned 35 in January and noticed that most of the goals I had set for myself at 28 had yet to bet met. Every year I kept putting...
When I’m My Own Worst Creative Enemy

When I’m My Own Worst Creative Enemy

It took me three and a half years to finish a novel that had been perpetually on my heart day in and day out. I didn’t realize until the moment I wrote the last word how much that creative force was weighing me down until it was finally lifted. The novel still...