Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? I mean really stuck, like no matter what you do, you just can’t shake it. Maybe having an earworm, isn't a bad thing, especially if it leads you to a new way of seeing yourself.
You can use royalty free music to help you break through writer's block, set the mood for any scene, and more!
Do you feel like if you don't "write to market" you're doing this writing thing wrong? You're not alone.
Here are 6 free resources I've used to help me with my marketing, either in straight up promotion or as a means to boost my marketing techniques.
I love to garden and I love to write. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t have several thriving raised beds or the number of books I’ve self-published. So, why is it I can binge watch an entire year’s worth of gardening videos in a week, but the writing vlogs I’ve subscribed to sit unwatched month after … Continue reading Help! I’m a writer who hates writing vlogs.
I ran into a problem with Facebook's algorithm the other day: it kept showing me more of whatever I stopped to view and react to. Yeah, I know. That's what it's supposed to do. However, it was a case of curiosity "killed" the cat and satisfaction brought back the cat and his entire clowder. You're … Continue reading Looking for Peace in All the Wrong Places
Let’s get real for a minute. No one lives in a perfect bubble where they get to do exactly what they want to do all the time. Life happens and sometimes it can derail you. If you’re the parent of an ADHD child, that can happen quite often. So do you give up, quit what … Continue reading Self-publishing while parenting a child with ADHD
There can be a lot of ways to reach the end of your rope with anything. I learned three valuable lessons in an unexpected place that helped me recover from my own burnout and I'm sharing them in this post.
If you’re like me, you’re schedule is tight and you feel great when you can squeeze just 15 minutes out of a day to write. There are some tools that can give that 15 minutes (and any other free time you can find) a boost in productivity. Here are just three I use.
Maybe it's not so bad to be the odd fish out there. Swim against the flow. When I began this self-publishing journey I read everything I could on how to do it "right." I followed the gurus and did my best to do what they taught. I made my first book free even though I … Continue reading Learning to Grow Against the Flow