Last month I talked about the idea of a business plan for authors, and it seemed to really hit a chord with many people. The idea of actually plotting out a writing career, much like one might plot a book, may seem like a foreign concept, but at its root, it makes perfect sense. You,… Continue reading The Business Plan: Part 2
I trekked northward for a visit with the family recently. It’s a long, boring drive made particularly arduous by the fact that I suffer motion sickness, which makes it impossible for me to read or write in the car. That means I lose over eighteen hours of productivity to the drone of the highway. I… Continue reading I saw a sign!
The subject of a business plan has more information than I can put in just one post. This month I’ll be talking about what a plan is and why to consider one, and next month I will discuss the process of making a plan and factors to consider. ~ Voirey Talk of author business plans… Continue reading The Business Plan
“What are you thinking?” Ugh. One of my least favorite questions ever. Let me state for the record that it’s not me; it’s him. It’s true! This little touchy-feely inquiry usually comes from my husband. In defense of his alpha male status, I will say he only resorts to using it when he catches me… Continue reading What are you thinking?
I wish I could do half the stuff my favorite heroines have done, but let’s face it, I’m not Lara Croft, and I’m not going to ever experience a roll in the hay with Gerard Butler or the passionate embrace of Johnny Depp. Hey, a girl can dream! But when I write, there’s a lot… Continue reading Some Experience Required
Deadlines and real life don’t mix. They can’t peacefully coexist. at least they can’t in my house. The minute I’m under deadline, chaos erupts and the world goes crazy. This month is a perfect example. I have a July 1 deadline for a project which seemed to be on track and moving smoothly. Then i… Continue reading Under Pressure
In the past month, we’ve had a lot of talk about writing goals on this blog. I babbled about the challenges I face in trying to juggle regular writing time into my day, Megan recapped the inspiration we found at our writer’s retreat at a gorgeous lodge in the Ozarks, and Cyndi explored the concept… Continue reading Pushing it