The Lost Art of Writing – How do you create?

I am incredibly thankful for the time period in which I was born. Writing and publishing books has never been more accessible than it is today. It’s exciting. It’s terrifying. But I also find myself thinking about the lost art of writing–the writing arts from the past. It’s something dear … Continue reading

The Things that Happen At Writers Conferences

Most authors you talk to will tell you writing conferences are important. I leave for the 2017 ACFW Writing Conference this week. Tomorrow actually. In, like, 28 hours. Wow…and I just realized I haven’t packed. *panic* Annnnyway, I was reflecting on all the conferences I’ve attended and all the things … Continue reading

12 Assumptions Made About Authors

For those not in the author world, it’s tough to know what author lives are like. I remember back before I was in the author circles. I was a fangirl writing books just because I couldn’t breathe right unless I was writing. I imagined what an author life might look like — … Continue reading

Why Don’t Authors Write Book Reviews?

Do you ever wonder why authors don’t usually write book reviews? Maybe they don’t read books. (Yeah,we hate those things.) Maybe they don’t have any opinions. (We…are…zombiiiiieeees) Maybe they don’t realize how important or awesome reviews are. (HA! As if…) Maybe they’re too scared. (Yeah, because writing books and having the … Continue reading