Hey Fat Girl – A Poem

Photo by Jennifer Burk on Unsplash Hey Fat Girl! How many times are you going to call me fat?  Hey Fat Girl! Didn't you hear me! Don't call me fat, I do not care for you calling me that! Hey Fat Girl! When was the last time you called me fat? Was it after you stole my savings …

For Beginners: Write That Sci-Fi As Easy As Pie (Part 1)

Photo by Hal Gatewood on Unsplash So, you want to write science-fiction? Well, good for you. But, seriously, do you want to write in a genre that is saturated with novels, and that has been around since the beginning of storytelling? (i.e. Ancient Greek Myths). I mean, why even write genre fiction. Wouldn't it be …

My Work Made Less Than a Dollar on Amazon, and I’m Happy (and not Starving)!

Photo by Kim Gorga on Unsplash Please don't laugh at my joy. Here goes nothing! I have a day job.  I take care of my disabled parent. I fix myself dinner. And, then I work on my writing from 6 to Midnight (sometimes longer). My hard work paid off. I checked Amazon the day after I published my …

Writers Are You Protecting Yourself From This Scary Trend?

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash I checked my email the day after publishing my latest e-book on Amazon and sharing it through Twitter. I see five new messages through my official business email, I assumed they were readers of my blog.  At first, I yay'd! Then, upon closer inspection, I noticed phrases like:  "read your synopsis and... I …

***New Adult/Science-Fiction – Working Title: Syphons****

Click Image Above to Sign-Up! Genre: New Adult/Sci-Fi Release Date: TBD *** Click Here to Sign Up for Updates *** Synopsis: Solstice Bellatrix, an ordinary, curvaceous, twenty-something was already killed once. She's not cool with almost being killed again.  A chance encounter at a nightclub with a violent being covered in multiple appendages leads her into the …

If You Want To Be A Better Blogger, Then Follow These Great Authorities

Photo by Mikayla Mallek on Unsplash Many writers know that when you are just starting out, a blog is one of the best ways to grow readership and authority online. Personally, when I read an article online, I Google the author, find their website (if one exists), peruse their about me page, and then read …

Writers Get The Spark Back In Your Writing By Doing These Simple Steps

Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash You start working on your next writing assignment with a fast approaching deadline. You've had ample time to brainstorm, research, and put everything you have down on paper.  You revise, edit, rinse and repeat. But, as the deadline looms closer. The words stop flowing.  Writing doesn't feel like fun …