I think the hardest part of working in any creative industry is learning the art of letting go. My editor used you highlight my beautifully crafted, overly long, and poetically … Continue reading The Ability to Let Go When Creating a Work of Art
Hello my lovely Peeps! I finally have a completed book cover and I’m so excited to share this with all of you. I’ve posted it on my instagram and twitter, … Continue reading Praetorian Rising: Book Cover REVEAL
One of the most annoying things about being an author when you have a full-time job is finding the time to actually write. Getting into a creative mode can be … Continue reading How to Make Writing A Habit: I WRITE!
Ready to get your book published? Yeah?! Me too! Well I have thought for the last two years, “When I am ready to self-publish I will do Kindle publishing and … Continue reading How to Self Publish Your Novel as a Hard Copy: KDP and Create Space
Three months and counting! I can’t believe I have made it this far, though I never doubted myself in the determination to be here, I never thought I would take … Continue reading Self Publishing…Here I Come!
One of the biggest questions I am asked when people find out I wrote a book is, “So how do you do it? How did you write the book, what … Continue reading Writing a Theme: Insight into Writing a Book
Praetorian Rising Q & A WITH GUEST WRITER Drew Menard Ad Asta Per Aspera It is the rallying cry of the Rogue Rebellion in “Praetorian Rising,” the debut novel from … Continue reading INSTA INTERVIEW WITH J.MCSPADDEN: Let’s Talk Praetorian Rising
Hello My Lovlies, I know, first things first…. it has been WAY too long since I have posted on here. I am a bad naughty little blogger. I will admit … Continue reading Get ready to hear more from J. McSpadden
I’m going to start this post with a happy dance and a major high five. Peeps of the blogging world, I FINALLY HAD AN AGENT ASK TO READ MY MANUSCRIPT! … Continue reading A Positive Query AND Pie…how did I get so lucky!?
I’m on rejection number 19. I know, not too many at all you say! But, I have sent out over 50 queries, and have ONLY received 19 rejections. That is … Continue reading Rejection Letter 19
It took a long time to see the damage you did, to pull back the bandages and see the bloodied mess beneath. It took focus, and determination to see past … Continue reading Broken Pieces
I breathe you in like a long lost friend My chest expands like it’s always just been My head it spins and senses whirl, soft and slow once more with … Continue reading My Drug of Choice