5 Awesome Ways to Outline Your Novel

There are plenty of ways to outline your novel, but if you’re just starting out, you may want something quick and easy. Here are some examples of five great ones to get you going. Check out my video to learn how each one benefits you! The General Outline Example: Scene 2:  School Dance/Interior Setting:  In gymnasium of Hana’s School. Characters:  Hana, Greg, and Cameron Plot: … Continue reading 5 Awesome Ways to Outline Your Novel

Support Indie-Authors with the Indiecember Reading Challenge!

Books, books, books! It’s December and, if you want to catch up with your Goodreads or show support to the Indie community, it’s not too late to start on the Indiecember Reading Challenge! Created by Megan Tennant, author of the Aletheia, the challenge is to bring awareness to the indie-writing community and its authors. The rules are easy: read an self/indie-pub book and review it … Continue reading Support Indie-Authors with the Indiecember Reading Challenge!

Setting Realistic Goals (FREE Worksheets!)

Hey there! It’s been a while since I last blogged, huh? Thanks so much for watching my YouTube video! If you haven’t yet, click here to learn how to set realistic goals and be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss out in the future! I mentioned how writing down your goals is key to success. When you physically see what you want and what … Continue reading Setting Realistic Goals (FREE Worksheets!)

Literacy Lunacy: K.L. Romo’s Life Before

I usually don’t like historical fiction, so when I cam across Life Before, I was hesitant to read it. Looking over the synopsis, I decided to go against my doubt. The genre may not be my first pick, but K.L. Romo’s unique interlacing of history, reincarnation, and prostitution is well done. I feel this has opened my mind up to a new genre—in books and life. … Continue reading Literacy Lunacy: K.L. Romo’s Life Before

JuNoWriMo 2017

As I do every year since I learned about it, I participated in in JuNoWriMo. My first year, I didn’t finish. My second year, I gave birth to my son so I tapped out midway. My third year, I was trying to balance being a mom and writing. This year, I started off horribly lazy. I wrote a few words in the first day or … Continue reading JuNoWriMo 2017

Dream a Little

Having dreams and goals gives a different sens of meaning to or existence. They make us each unique and give us a reason to thrive. n the last few weeks, I’d thought about my goals and dreams and what defines me. I love writing and I’m obsessed with anime. It’s always been my biggest dream to finish my novel– any novel, really– and have it … Continue reading Dream a Little

Literacy Lunacy: Amanda Hocking’s Trylle Trilogy

This is later than I wanted, but last weekend, there was a beautiful wedding I refused to miss out on, so I finished reading the last installment of the Trylle Trilogy during this past week. As a heads up, this three book series is long. At least, longer than I expected. And, so much happens in each individual book, that I’ve decided to do an … Continue reading Literacy Lunacy: Amanda Hocking’s Trylle Trilogy