Category Archives for "Indie Author Basics"

last year

Self-Sabotage Made Easy

Humans like to bitch. Actually, we love it. Our favorite pastime, I think, is complaining about all the things we don’t like. The politicians we don’t like get way more airtime than the ones we do like. And then they get elected. Because that’s the way the Universe works. What you focus on grows. It […]

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a couple of years ago

Writers, Resolutions, and Bliss

I was just reading this fabulous article on the Bookbub Partner’s Blog about writers’ and their New Year’s Resolutions. It’s actually a collection of resolutions contributed by authors. I read it, and I got more out of it than they had probably intended. First, I got a LOT of great ideas about things to try […]

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a couple of years ago

How to Catch Success

Often, we begin our pursuit of success without first sitting down to think about what that word means to us. And because of that, the pursuit becomes unending, and we never feel we’ve reached our goal. And that’s because our goals are constantly changing, evolving, growing and expanding. But a life spent in pursuit of […]

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a couple of years ago

More Facebook Tips

Last time I talked about the difference between Pages and Profiles, the pros and cons of each, and a little how-to. I wanted to follow up with just a few tips I’ve picked up along the way about how to post and what to post on your Social Media. *For those of you waiting for […]

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a couple of years ago

Pages and Profiles and Promo, Oh My!

I’ve noticed a need for a very basic post for authors and other entrepreneurs on Facebook Profiles, Pages, and Groups, how to tell the difference, what each of them are good and not good for, and how to navigate. I made graphics! A profile is what you end up with as soon as you sign […]

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a couple of years ago

Hack Your Vibe For Rapid Manifestations

I’ve got a powerful hack for manifesting your desires FAST, so read on. First: ff there’s something you’re waiting for, something you want to happen in your business or in your life, you’re right where you should be. We are ALL always waiting for something we want to come to us. We are all ALWAYS […]

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3 years ago

What if it’s all true?

Sometimes I get all tangled up. Sometimes we all do. The money gets a little tighter, the words come a little harder, the news gets a little more troubling. Then we focus on these things a little too much. You know we do it, we all do it, even if we’re the zen, LOA types who […]

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3 years ago

25 Years: What I’ve Learned

This month, August 24th, marks 25 years since the day I got the phone call telling me that a real publisher wanted to give me real money to publish one of my novels. So I thought I’d write a post sharing the most important things I’ve learned during this long haul. Nourish your relationships. Find […]

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3 years ago

Creativity by Any Other Name

I discovered something entirely by accident that, in hindsight, turned out to have been something important. In my post A Hitchhiker’s Guide Through Writers Block, I talked about my plan to map the way for future travelers on this particular path. My approach is to not write again until I feel truly inspired to compose, […]

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