Running the numbers on your business is tedious and boring but it can make a huge difference to the business of writing. Maggie Steifvater recently wrote some fantastic tweets about how number crunching determines what she writes, because at the end of the day what we create as artists and writer’s also needs to beContinue reading “Indie Author Tip: Why You Need to Run the Numbers”
Last week I touched on avoiding burnout and how the key to avoiding burnout is the work-life balance. I also touched on the pressure modern society puts on people to “succeed” regardless of their career or vocation. But what exactly is “success”? How do we quantify it? We certainly don’t hesitate to say when otherContinue reading “Indie Author Tips: What is Success”
Avoiding burnout. It’s something we all have to do, no matter what industry. There is such an overwhelming pressure to perform these days that you need to be constantly hustling and producing to be “successful”. Of course, this says a hell of a lot about our concepts of what “success” is, but that’s a topicContinue reading “Indie Author Tips: Avoiding Burnout”
I get asked a lot if I’m a witch, especially by people who’ve read The Kingston Chronicles. Today I want to talk a bit about real life witchcraft and the realism presented in The Kingston Chronicles. The witches of The Kingston Chronicles can do some pretty awesome stuff. From conjuring orbs to astral projection, fromContinue reading “Witchcraft and The Kingston Chronicles”
I’m not sure this actually is a poem. I’m not quite sure what it is. It’s too short for prose. It doesn’t rhyme. But it’s a little piece of my heart and what else is poetry if not a slice of our souls?
Want to find out if you’re a pantser or a plotter? Want to know WHAT a pantser or a plotter is? Read on to find out.
I’m not gonna lie, I didn’t keep on top of things in the last half of 2020. I know I’m not the the only one and I’m trying not to feel guilty about it. Because sometimes, “shit happens”. 2020 sent major life changes in the latter half of the year, including a move to theContinue reading “New Year, New… something”
This week I wanted to share a poem with you. I wrote this back in college and it seemed the right time to share it.
Indie Authoring is incredibly rewarding. It’s also incredibly hard. I’ve written about twenty of these articles now, hoping to help other authors realise their dreams (and avoid some of the mistakes I’ve made), but the one cold, hard, truth I can give you is: quality Indie Books are hard to produce. A lot people (especiallyContinue reading “IAT: Indie Authoring is Hard”
I know it’s late (blog day was yesterday) but I wanted to share another poem with you this week. I feel like I’m all over the place (I’m going through some major life changes) and I’m barely getting everything done. I actually wrote this poem while I was in university but I’m pretty sure IContinue reading “Poem: Mulled Thoughts”