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    Apologies

    Life has gotten crazy for me. So I have to put my website tutorial posts on hold. I’ll try my best to stick to the rest of my schedule. Stay tuned to hear when I get back on track.

  • Encouragment

    It’s Not a Competition: A Note of Encouragement

    One of the things I love most about the writing community is that we all help and lift each other. When I need help, encouragement, or just someone to talk to who understands–my writer friends are there. It is not like a retail company. One has to work to be better to beat out the competition. Writing is different. All creative endeavors are different. Because it is not a competition. Annika Spalding composed a beautiful and inspiring blog post on this subject. Go read it. I hope it inspires you, too.

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    Introducing Chelsea Hale

    October’s Indie Spotlight is Chelsea Hale: “Chelsea loves to travel to real and imaginary places. During the summer she grows a massive garden, and during the winter she enjoys an escape to some place warm. She is passionate about Broadway musicals, singing, and capturing life through a 50 mm lens. She bakes homemade whole wheat bread and blends delicious green smoothies. In her spare time, she loves to read and write.  She is married to her Prince Charming, and enjoys living her happily ever after on a daily basis. They have 4 children and live near the Rocky Mountains.” Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter

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    Catch Up Review and What to Expect Next

    ‘ello, since it appears I missed the August review post, this will cover August and September. Also, I talk about what I have planned next. Finished up my Author Website in 10 Easy Steps series, and posted a review to help you easily access the information. I also talked about what to do if you are still overwhelmed by the website thing. Life happened. I lost someone close to me in August, and it derailed me. I’m back on track now. I was presented with many opportunities, which mean I will have less time to give this blog for a short while. The author memes, and encouraging notes, and indie…

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    Bonus Randomness from Krista

    I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what I should write next. I have a series that needs one more book. I have the first book in a series ready to release but I’m not sure I want to be tied to it for the next little while. And I’d like to try something different like a romance, or something meatier like a full-length fantasy novel. So, do I go with my obligation to finish my series? Do I publish that first book and then feel obligated to work on that series? Or do I write what I want to? But you see, I would like my writing to make…

  • Websites

    I’m Overwhelmed with this Website Thing. What Now?

    Building your own author website can be overwhelming. Especially with how important a website can be. Breathe. You can figure this out. If you don’t feel ready to take the plunge into making your own website, I have two encouraging thoughts for you (Well, I hope they are encouraging.): 1. I will be putting together some video tutorials that will take you step-by-step through the process of creating your author website on WordPress, Weebly, and Wix. You can follow along using your own information and hopefully have a good author website by the end. 2. There are people that can do the website for you. For a cost of course.…

  • Encouragment

    Don’t Give Up: A Note of Encouragement

    After so many notes of encouragement from me, I thought I would try google again. This time I searched for not giving up on writing. And I stumbled upon Dianne Jacobs’ blog. She wrote a beautiful piece about not giving up on your writing. The gist comes down to this: you will never become a better writer if you give up. So don’t. Keep writing. Just keep writing.

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