How to make your dream a reality

Dreams. We all have them. Some are big, some are realistic while others require years to bring to fruition. During these uncertain times in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic maybe some of us have put our dreams on hold. Others, despite obstacles, persevere by taking small steps towards their eventual goal. And that’s theContinue reading “How to make your dream a reality”

Making life changes work for you

It’s been a busy few months for me. With the Pandemic and Social Unrest in the background. Honestly, I don’t think I’ve gone this long without writing a blog post. Almost 3 months to be exact. Geez. Where do I start? Ohh, now I remember. Please read on… I decided to focus on enriching myselfContinue reading “Making life changes work for you”

A Look back. And a Look Ahead.

It’s Christmas Eve, and it’s been far too long since I last wrote anything on this blog. In the meantime, I felt, on the eve of my vacation down to Florida tomorrow, I’d write something I hope will be useful. As for my trip to Florida, it will be my first time back in theContinue reading “A Look back. And a Look Ahead.”

Independent vs. Traditional Publishing

The other day on twitter a fellow writer was tweeting about how one of his co-workers was critical of his writing status. “When are you going to become a real writer?” he had asked. Implying that independent publishing was an also-ran in the publishing world. I responded by telling him to ignore such an ignorantContinue reading “Independent vs. Traditional Publishing”

Making the most of Winter Writing.

With some of us living in cold climes, winter can really get us down. I’ve already been hit with half a foot of snow, with more on the way. In the past this would be a one-way ticket to depressive thoughts of cabin fever. But as a writer it’s important to see the benefits ofContinue reading “Making the most of Winter Writing.”

What made 2018 great for you?

As we inch closer towards the end of another year, I can’t help but think of all the positive changes I made to improve myself. This was a year of transitions for me. When I finally took the big step to change the industry I worked in for my day job, and switch to aContinue reading “What made 2018 great for you?”

Using the holidays to improve yourself

Happy Holidays! Those two words are even more powerful than you think. Most associate it with fussy shopping and unwanted stress in meeting those pesky relatives you’d rather not see, but the holidays can be so much more than that. Really! If you’re stressed out in your work life, or just at life in general,Continue reading “Using the holidays to improve yourself”

Beta-readers needed!

As many of you know, I’ve been working on my latest creation, the Third Book in my Leopard King Saga to be titled, THE LEOPARD VANGUARD. Well I’m winding down the first wave of edits before the beta-reading stage begins. This is where I let the readers help out. So I’m looking for folks whoContinue reading “Beta-readers needed!”

When adversity strikes Authors

As many of you know, I’ve been working on my latest novel, The Leopard Apocalypse, which is the 3rd and penultimate novel in the Leopard King Saga, my flagship Historical Fantasy series. I’m coming to the very end of editing, and nearing the stage where I send the book out for beta-reading before sending theContinue reading “When adversity strikes Authors”

What are your Fall Writing Plans?

Well Summer is almost over (bummer, right?) and with that the hot, humid writing days. Things are looking up for me. I recently got hired as a Technical Writer for a Defense Contractor and am looking forward to my first day at work this week. But what about you? Now that summer is over whatContinue reading “What are your Fall Writing Plans?”