5 Writing Podcasts Totally Worth Listening to on Your Coffee Break

Are you trying to keep up with all the publishing news, tips, tricks, updates, and ideas so you can keep up with the landscape and business of writing, publishing, and selling books? Yeah, me too. But there's too much. I'm on information overload. I can so easily get lost in hours clicking from one article [...]

Five Tips easy for using Social Media Successfully

Welcome to Social Media Saturday! In The Coffee Break Guide to Social Media for Writers I talk about how the core of social media is to actually be social. But how do you do that in the age of automation and spam? Here are five tips to social media success: 1. Posts that actually provide [...]

Hurray! The Coffee Break Guide to Self Publishing is finally here!

It was a long haul and even though I self-publish my own books, it took a truckload of research, but it's finally here. I'm so excited to announce the launch of the third release in my line of business books for authors - The Coffee Break Guide to Self Publishing: The Step-by-Step Guide to Successfully Writing, [...]

Pre-order The Coffee Break Guide to Self Publishing!

I'm super excited to announce the next book in the Coffee Break Guides series! The Coffee Break Guide to Self Publishing! Ta-da! (You can tell how excited I am based on the number of exclamation points!) Available November 2015 Do you want to publish your own book? Good, you should! Whether you're an [...]

How to Have More Time to Write

  There’s a lot of work to being a writer besides, you know, writing. You’ve got to market, promo, be on social media, file your taxes, (find all the receipts you’ve been saving to file your taxes), send something to your critique partner or beta readers, go to writers group meetings, take craft classes and [...]

Coffee Break Guide to Social Media Goodreads Giveaway ends Jan 3

Want to win a copy of the Coffee Break Guide to Social Media for Writers: How to Succeed on Social Media and Still Have Time to Write? There are three copies available over at Goodreads, but the giveaway ends in just a few days. Enter quick before it's over.   Goodreads Book Giveaway The Coffee [...]

The Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers release day!

Hurray! It's release day for the newest book in the Coffee Break Guides series today.   Say hello to the Coffee Break Guide to Business Plans for Writers: The Step-By-Step Guide to Taking Control of Your Writing Career.       "After reading this book I was ready to start writing my author business plan. [...]