The Best Ways To Prevent Writer’s Fatigue

Your regular writing routine falters. Ideas no longer flow from your skull like a junior high student's volcano project. You know your content needs to be king, but you feel more like an indentured servant to it. Then, the worse thing possible happens; writing stops feeling entertaining. Your "I ❤ The Writer's Life" smartphone's lock …

D. A. Smith Writes Update: Starting A New Job is… Tiresome!

Yep. I knew this was going to happen. Last month, I started a new insurance desk job. My last insurance job dumped me two months before I released my first sci-fi novel. The extra time being laid-off gave me opportunities to write more and market. However, after three whole months with no leads on a …

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 …