One key piece of advice for aspiring authors is to READ, READ, READ.
While I’d heard and read that suggestion everywhere, I didn’t take it seriously until this year. As a result, I did my best to increase the number of books I read in 2016. I’d set a goal on Goodreads for 12 books but, I’m going to read 24 or 25 books this year instead.
That isn’t an earth-shattering number for many others, but for me? It’s a fly me to the moon sort of number. (Uh, I don’t know why I have Frank Sinatra singing in my head, but that’s where the moon reference came from).
So, what did I read this year?
Continue reading “2016: My Year in Books! Part 1” →
The struggle to write that is.
After dealing with a sad family situation, it seems like I’m left with little motivation to be creative. What that means is that I’m unable to focus on writing tasks right now and it’s a bummer.
I have deadlines that I simply can’t meet and I really don’t know how to at this point.
That, plus the fact that the two computers in my house with Microsoft Word on them are both not working. Meaning, I can’t get to reviewing the editing notes I received from the editor on Book 1.
I’ve chosen to read instead and have recently completed the following books:
Continue reading “The Struggle Is Real” →