Write 2 Books in 1 Month?!

November is National Novel Writing Month. The time when many writers will embark on a mission to write a novel in 30 days. Or at least 50,000 words towards a novel project. “Winning” at NaNoWriMo means reaching the 50K benchmark by November 30th. Will you be NaNoWriMo’ing? Have you ever “won”? Drafting a novel isContinue reading “Write 2 Books in 1 Month?!”

Teaching Resources for High School

Looking for resources to supplement your literature curriculum? There are three new (or recently updated) high school resources available on my TpT store. And like all resources in my TpT store, they’re FREE!

Word Choice: Differently Abled or Disabled?

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you know I rarely depart from posting book reviews, author interviews, and the occasional writer’s life update. And I typically post on Mondays or Fridays. But today, I have a question for you. You may remember me mentioning that I am autistic. Because I am, I readContinue reading “Word Choice: Differently Abled or Disabled?”

Story Research: Tree Rings and Daughter Universes

Every day, we decide on a course of action. Get out of bed. Take a shower. Go to work. Or maybe not. Some decisions we may even wonder if we made the right choice. Especially when those decisions change our life or the life of someone we love. But have you ever wondered if thereContinue reading “Story Research: Tree Rings and Daughter Universes”

10 Common Formatting Mistakes

Professional book interiors require more than software. Typesetting is the arrangement of text and images for publication, commonly known as formatting. It’s an art form that requires knowledge and experience. Software applications like Word, Vellum, and Amazon’s Kindle Create do offer indie publishers DIY alternatives, but even the best ones don’t prevent mistakes. If youContinue reading “10 Common Formatting Mistakes”