Update: More Books Coming???

Hello friends and enemies. Right upfront I'll say this: nothing is changing with Arena 3 at this time. No matter what, it will be published. My tentative release date is for the second half of 2021, but depending what happens going forward, that schedule MAY change. Here's what's up: I had initially decided to take…

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…

4 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Debut Author

Image by Pexels.com Back in 2016, when I was a debut author, I felt like a fish on dry land. I was flopping around and getting some attention, but I was completely out of my element. There are tons of resources, writer's groups, and blog posts for newer writers trying to break into publishing, helping…

Arena 3: A Follow-up Message to my Readers

*This post was originally published on August 29, 2017. It's been a little over a month since I released the post about all the changes in my life, how I nearly gave up on writing, and about the Arena series getting dropped by my publisher. If you haven't read it yet, here's the link. Since…