[Preptober Pt.3] Deciding on an Outlining Method

Congratulations, you've made it to week 3. We've got your story, mind-mapped, and now we're ready for outlining. A question you might have is: With all the methods out there, which is right for me? Well, look no further, in part 3 of Preptober, we break down three popular methods for outlining trusted by many authors in the industry. We welcome you to take a look!

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[Preptober pt.2] Mindmapping v. Outlining v. Pansting

Here we are on part two of Preptober, the series. You have your story, you're ready to begin the next phase: plotting. Then you hit another brick wall. With all the methods out there, how can you decide? Do you mindmap first and then outline? Do you outline at all? If you do, what method feels right for you? You're not alone friend. Join us for part 2 of the preptober series where we look into and hopefully have the answers to your questions!

[Preptober Pt.1] Deciding What to Write

It's preptober and we all know what that means? NaNoWriMo is just around the corner! Need help trying to decide what to write? Maybe on how to plan? Mindmapping, outlining or just flying by the seat of your pants? Maybe you're looking for an outlining method or need help fleshing one out? In this series, Preptober, we hope to offer some answers to these puzzling questions. We hope you will join us!

Authorlife: It Can’t Be About Fame or Money

Sales.  We all would love to see consistent sales of our products. They can be books, services such as coaching classes, art, games, etc. The list goes on. As an author, learning to accept that we will suffer times of feast and famine is a part of the art of marketing and writing itself. 

[Newsletter] New Projects, Appearances, Oh My!

For those who want to know what's up! So many exciting things coming your way! Read on!

[Blog Tour] Blessing of Luna by Blaise Ramsay

Kain led Damien to his tent. “Forgive my intrusion on your time with Jillian. I wanted to tell you one last thing before the fight. Holt nearly mentioned it in the meeting but I stopped him because it wasn’t the time or the place.” “What is it?” Damien replied, curious. “The dark secret of the vampire noble. As it is with us, the vampire nobles and high class have the ability to change into more powerful forms. Unlike lycans however, they only have a single transformation. I have only seen it once in my many years but it is very formidable.” Kain pulled a box out from under a pile of old books and blankets. It was covered in dust as though Kain had been trying to bury the memory. Laying it down before Damien, he opened it, revealing what looked like a talon. “Kain, what is this?” Damien took it in his hands, carefully examining the detail.

Snail to Sprint: How to Write Your First Draft in 4 Weeks by Michelle Rene

We all want to write as many books as possible in our lives, right?  The problem is, we seem to get ourselves stuck in the lull of every day life. Laziness, procrastination, work, kids, etc all seem to play against our desires to write another one of our stories we long to tell.