What it Was Like to Take a Sabbatical to Write Full-Time

What it Was Like to Take a Sabbatical to Write Full-Time

From January – March 2019, I took a three-month leave of absence from my day job to write full-time. I’m so grateful to my employer BookBub for giving me this opportunity. And while the experience is fresh in my mind, I’d like to do a little project post-mortem...
What It’s Like to Edit Your Book for a Publisher

What It’s Like to Edit Your Book for a Publisher

I’ve regaled you before with my advice for tackling edit letters when revising a novel, which was based on my experience editing for agents and CPs. For the most part, this is still my process. But now that I’ve survived my first round of edits of All Your Twisted...
The Guilt of Not Writing Every Day

The Guilt of Not Writing Every Day

I love writing. Those moments when I build tension that terrifies even me, or add dialogue that brings a character to life, or write a description I can’t believe came from my own brain — those are the moments that make writing magical. But there are some days...
Announcement: I’m Joining the BookBub Team!

Announcement: I’m Joining the BookBub Team!

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m joining BookBub as their Industry Marketing Manager. In case you’re not familiar, BookBub is a free service that helps millions of readers discover great ebook deals (primarily via email today), giving publishers and...