How to Deal with Writer’s Block

Image by Pexels.com I've heard some authors argue that writer's block isn’t real, that it's only an excuse to avoid sitting your butt in a chair and getting to work. While I politely disagree, I do believe they're onto something. In my opinion, writer's block is not a cause, but often a symptom of something…

Becoming an Author: The Most Amazing Thing that Happened to Me

Image by Pexels.com This is the story of the most amazing thing that happened to me while I was chasing my dream of becoming a published author, with a special guest appearance by Chloe Neill. 2011 was a rough time for me. I'll spare you the gory details, but I had been dating a guy…

How I Took Control of My Insomnia

Image by Pexels.com I know this is typically a writing blog, but for years I've suffered from a condition that plagues many writers: insomnia. For more than ten years, I've struggled with sleeping well at night -- if at all. 2017 was particularly bad for me. Sometimes I'd go more than 48 hours without falling…

New Book: Your Questions Answered

Image by Pexels.com Last year, after getting dropped by my publisher, I struggled with writing for a while. Now, I'm finally back at it with the first book I've written since GAUNTLET, the sequel to my debut ARENA. This new book is set in a completely different universe than my ARENA series, and now that…

How to List Writing Credits on your Query Letter

Image by Pexels.com How much do writing credits matter? What should I include? When it comes to query letters, I get these questions a lot from newer writers. So, I decided to do a blog post about writing credits for anyone else out there who is wondering the same thing. As I always state when…