Light a fire under your characters

Motivation. What motivates us to do the things we do, or to react to something the way we do? Or what motivates us not to do something, or get involved in something, or avoid something?

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How to optimize Amazon Author Central

Okay, y’all. I have a confession to make. I’ve been meaning to claim my international Author Central pages since, uhhh, the beginning of (published) time and have just been a lazy bum. Which is kinda bad cuz it legit took me 5 minutes to do all of them. Maybe less. Anyhoo, I found this article on Miss Friedman’s website by guest poster, Penny Sansevieri…

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How Nielsen BookScan affects your chances of a traditional publishing deal

Personally, I’m a fanatical “all-indie-all-day-long” type (or I’m too lazy to try and get trad published 😂). That said, I always prefer keeping my options open, so when I went to make a paperback version of my books last week, I did a wee bit of research and found this article:

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Book writing software: Top 10 pieces of software for writers

So I don’t actually use anything more exciting than Microsoft Word for my writing but I hear people talking a lot about different software and programs they use for their writing so I decided to look into it, just because I was curious, and . . .

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