Dare to be a Voice

This month I’ll be focusing my blog on my forthcoming anthology Dare to be a Voice. Wildlife and wild places written by talented young writers are at the heart of this anthology. Publishing an anthology was a brainstorm of mine when I felt the need to try something new and … READ MORE

Guest Post – Patty H. Scott

Hey there, Writer! Today I’m hosting Patty H. Scott, author of Slow Down, Mama — Intentional Living in a Hurried World. Have you found yourself regularly saying there isn’t enough time in the day? Is your life flying by while you are missing out on what matters most? In Slow Down, … READ MORE

Short Story Published — “A Forgotten Way”

A new short story of mine has been published by Piscataqua Press in Wayfaring, a literary anthology. “A Forgotten Way” is a story about Della, a mom who has suffered a devastating loss. Her grief and guilt are so great she is neglecting her nine-year-old daughter Julia. My childhood home … READ MORE

Have You Googled Yourself Lately?

  Googling ourselves might seem like a fun thing to do on a rainy day, but it’s actually a smart thing to do if you’re building a brand or running a business. What will people find if someone does a Google search on your name? Will it help or hurt … READ MORE

How to Bounce Back from Negative Reviews

Positive reviews help writers sell books. Wonderful things happen when our books receive a glowing 4- or 5-star review. The more reviews a book gets on Amazon, the algorithms do a happy dance in our honor, which means that more people see our book upon searching. With a minimum number … READ MORE