I’m a bit of a creature of habit. Sometimes this is a good thing. I rarely worry about what to have for breakfast because I eat the same thing five days a week: Every morning and every night I kiss the same hunky guy: [photo redacted because Fodder refuses to be fodder for my online… Continue reading Out of the Zone
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!
I’m about to sound like a complete fangirl. I’ve been a faithful MS Word user for years, and have used every version since its inception. Then I tried Scrivener, and my life changed. Once you try it, you’ll never want anything else, and no, Scrivener doesn’t pay me a commission when I talk about the… Continue reading Scrivener Rocks My Socks Off
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?
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