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The #1 advice every writer needs

This is a hard truth. But you need to hear it. So does every other writer you know. I need to hear it. I am getting the results I deserve. I am not unlucky. It’s not that I haven’t “gotten my break.” Things are not harder for me than they are for someone else. If I’m...

Should I use internal dialogue in a short story or novel?

My friend and fellow author Eliza June Sapphire and I were recently having a chat about internal dialogue, or what another friend calls free and direct thoughts. We might also call them an internal aside. In theater, an aside is when a character says something not to...

Prioritize readers and the profits will follow

One of the most common mistakes I see new authors making is focusing on capitalizing on their work too early. Until you have an audience that can sustain a fulltime income that you can live on, your top goal is to connect with new readers. To win the game, so to...

One Step at a Time

The only thing that we can ever do is take the next step. I once worked with an author who said, “God told me I’m going to sell 100,000 books by the end of the year.” His book wasn’t even released by the end of the year. The timeline of the prophecy shifted to “in the...