Must Read Books for Self-Publishing Authors

Self-Printed: The Sane Person’s Guide to Self-Publishing by Catherine Ryan Howard

Catherine’s blog:

Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt

Get Known Before the Book Deal by Christina Katz

Anti-Heros in Novels || Top 5 Wednesday

Books Mentioned:

Every day by David Levithan

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer

The Savage Grace by Bree Despain

You Know You’re a Nerd When…

I’m a nerd. I know this now, and I’m okay with it. I read books. Lots and lots of books. Sometimes they’re textbooks, and sometimes I enjoy them….What is wrong with me?!

My Second Novel in Print!

I realized that in all the time I spent talking about my novel, I never actually mentioned the name. Which is I am Mercy, in case you were wondering. If you want to see other videos where I talk about my second novel there are plenty already on my YouTube channel! Their links are below!

Title Reveal video:

Update video:

Once again, this is not the official cover.

i am mercy

Books for Writers

Books Mentioned:

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

Writing the Breakout Novel by Donald Maass

Help! For Writers: 210 Solutions to the Problems Every Writer Faces by Roy Peter Clark

The Writer’s Digest Guide To Query Letters by Wendy Burt-Thomas

Writer’s Market

Making the Perfect Pitch: How To Catch a Literary Agent’s Eye by Katharine Sands


#T5W: Authors I Would Like to Meet

Authors mentioned:

John Green

Laurie Halse Anderson

Suzanne Collins

Tahereh Mafi

Lauren Kate

See how I met Neal Shusterman!

Goodreads Top 5 Wednesday group!

Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley || Book Review

I tend to rant about books. This is one of those times.

I am a Writer

I am now claiming 2015 as my year. From this point on nothing is going to stop me from doing what I love, and that is writing and being an author.

Want to attend one of my events? Find out information at the link below:

All my events are also posted on my facebook page.

Writing Contest!

Enter my writing contestE

Find out everything you will need to know here:

Contest closes March 13th!

Christmas Book Haul!