What I Do To Deal With Writer’s Stress?

Guy reading by lake Photo by Ben White on Unsplash I thought writing all of my thoughts down every single day either in a journal or a Medium.com article would be therapeutic. And, it is when I really need to vent. But, some days I need a break from writing, otherwise, it stresses me out and I burn …

Indie Authors Thoughts Before & After Self-Publishing Their 1st Novel (Infographic)

I just self-published my novel Syphons. And, I feel like I have a better grasp of what it takes to be an indie-author. I will admit that the process had me equally tired and excited to create more works. Hopefully, this funny infographic will explain my feelings about self-publishing. Fellow indie authors did you feel …

Reflecting at The SunLit Literary Festival in Florida: A Lesson in Owning The Fact You Are an Author

Sunshine beamed across the tall windows of the public library as I made my way towards the Sunlit Literary Festival that Saturday afternoon. Hope in my heart, and a little pep in my step. I walked briskly past the man who asked me if I wanted to sign up to vote regarding assault rifles. I …

Wayward Things Almost All Aspiring Writers Have Tried to Get Away With

Photo by Jez Timms on Unsplash If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably had moments as a writer when you’ve asked yourself “why did I just do that!?” With any creative medium, some of the best mistakes can transform into a masterpiece (at least if it doesn’t turn into a total flop). The following list will provide some …