Impatience, I never learn. I created a website for merchandise based on my children's book characters, I created a standing site for an email list that will giveaway a secret story ( I am in the process of creating the illustrations, ugh), and I updated information on a few of my social media accounts ( … Continue reading Growing Pains… Children’s Book Blues
I have been doing my best to write blogs, write on my simplesite.com account, and write my story for the third book in my series. In my eyes, nothing is up to par. I erase it all. This is why I have not been posting anything the past week. I feel blocked by something. Typically, … Continue reading Growing Pains… Everything I Write I Erase
I am in the middle of writing my third novella of a series. The first two were easy. The books were very manageable, in fact. This third one...not so much. I have fifteen pages of emotions and development for a story that is solely summing up the other two books. Basically, I have garbage. Don't … Continue reading Writer’s Block? Not Me… Oh Wait!
As many are well aware, this is graduation season. I have too many friends. Their kids are graduating, and families have parties or gatherings. I am going to celebrations and ceremonies. This is my first month of professional writing. I've written about my gung-ho attitude and hitting the ground running. This week, I am a … Continue reading Growing Pains…Getting Off Track and Refocusing
I know, it is a part of the self-publishers life, but PLEASE HELP! I am so tired of the marketing full- time, writing part-time and going nowhere. When can I sit back and relax? Watch the money come in? I know the answer. I just don't like the answer. I fell into the trap that … Continue reading Growing Pains… More Marketing? Ugh!
I am realistic. I will not make money to live on my writing...not right away. Hopefully one day. I am learning quick, and I will learn more. Until I find the right formula, I need to do what I can.