Looking for an editor?

Finding the right editor can be tough. You want someone you can trust with your work and your self-confidence, someone who knows what to look for and how to coach you in a positive way. When you're investing so much in your stories, you want to know your editor is tenacious about rooting out problem sections, thorough in her approach, and confident enough to tell you what your story needs without crushing your ego. Read more to find out how I can help you find the right editor for YOU, even if that person isn't me.

How to avoid these Top Five newbie author Mistakes

Are you a new author, struggling with what to do, how to do it, and terrified of making a huge career mistake? You're not alone! This is your go-to article for the top mistakes I've seen new authors make, and my best advice for getting you out of your comfort zone and into the right mindset for building success. Inside you'll also find my 5 day e-course START STRONG, a deep dive into the advice in this article, with freebies like worksheets and templates. Click to find out more!

Resources quick list & #IndieMonth2017 wrap-up! Sign up for next year here!

Have you enjoyed the 2017 Indiependence Celebration? I hope you've learned some great new tips and tricks to propel you on your writing journey! I'm so excited to have hosted so many truly great talents and unique voices this year, and I'm looking forward to amping up the awesome even more next year. Interested in participating as a speaker or sponsor of next year's event? Sign up inside and I'll drop you a line when I start planning! <3 

A candid, behind-the-scenes interview with Editor in Chief Lynn West of Dreamspinner Press #IndieMonth2017 #giveaway

Submitting your manuscript to a publisher can be a frightening and confusing adventure. Lynn West, Editor in Chief of Dreamspinner Press, shares her advice on what publishers look for and how you can prepare. Don't miss the giveaways from our #IndieMonth2017 sponsors at the bottom of this article!

Damon Suede on the fun, the serious, & the must-do’s of networking and conventions #IndieMonth2017 #giveaway

If you've attended a recent romance convention, you've probably met—or at least heard, possibly from across the room, with his booming Voice of Welcome—author Damon Suede. From D&D-style strategies to extracurricular skills-improvement activities, and laugh-out-loud observations to serious-as-a-heartbeat advice, Damon walks us through his go-to strategy for bringing his A-game and A-gang to a networking event. Don't miss the giveaways from our #IndieMonth2017 sponsors at the bottom of this article!