#Passion2Profession: Be Kind to Your Writers

A few days ago Abbi Glines announced she was going to publish a three book series exclusively on iBooks. This apparently did not go over well with her readers. And I get that. I understand it can be frustrating to think there might be something out there you really want and aren’t “allowed” to have. […]

#Passion2Profession: Editing, Writing, and Story

When I started this series I swore to myself I wasn’t going to talk about editing, because seriously how many forums, groups, and loops are you on where people ask for recommendations for editors? It’s the oldest, most repeated question in Indie land. So, I’m going to stick to at least part of my pledge, […]

#Passion2Profession: Your Health

This week I finished book #8 of 10 for 2017. And it seemed like a really good point to talk openly and honestly about health–physical and mental–how it fits into doing this Indie writing gig as a profession, and what it means to work your ass off, but still take care of yourself. Let me […]

#Passion2Profession: Before You Go To RWA

Next week is the annual RWA conference, and with that comes a whole slew of questions and problems that writers have to face. That’s why this week’s #Passion2Profession post is dedicated to helping you KEEP the passion while pursuing the profession. Let’s start with the whole idea of professional organizations. Indie writers tend to be […]

#Passion2Profession Outsourcing

I had a request to make today’s topic about outsourcing. I’ve been doing a lot of it this year, so I’ll tell you what I’ve learned. And I’ll start by saying this post is predicated on the assumption you absolutely outsource your covers and editing. If not, that’s a whole separate topic. I’ll summarize by […]