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Preptober Project Planning

https://youtu.be/mrnk6lfhPR8 Preptober Project Planning // It’s almost October, which also means it’s almost Preptober – a month dedicated to preparing for National Novel Month where you write 50,000 words in one month! Today I’m talking about what I’ll be doing for...

The Truth About Being Self-Employed

https://youtu.be/JpZ6bSelNrU The Truth About Being Self-Employed // I’ve been self-employed for about six months now so it’s time to reflect for a little bit on the idea of working for myself and working from home. I wanted to discuss a few of the realities of being...

Book Cover Design That Sells

https://youtu.be/gPrCR6ePs8M Book Cover Design That Sells // It’s time to talk about book cover design. How can you design a book cover that sells? Because let’s face it, people do judge a book by its cover. Here are a few book cover design secrets that will make your...

BUILDING MY DREAM LIBRARY!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C6LROIofxQ Building My Dream Library // Our house has been under construction for the past couple of months (and still is), after uncovering black mold. Since I had to remove all my bookshelves anyways, I figured it was time for new...

Self-Employed Home Office Tour & Writing Desk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5KCB-9NpF0 Self-Employed Home Office Tour & Writing Desk // Welcome to my home office! As someone who works from home every day, I wanted to give you a tour of my office space, which includes my writing desk and my shipping studio...

Self-Publishing

How to Illustrate a Children’s Book

How to Illustrate a Children’s Book // In this video I’m walking you through some of the many things you need to keep in mind when you’re creating illustrations for your children’s book. There are two major steps: figuring out where the children’s book illustrations...

Speed Book Cover Design: The Cursed Hunter

Speed Book Cover Design: The Cursed Hunter // Ready for another book cover design video? This video I’m doing a speed book cover design for The Cursed Hunter by Bethany Atazadeh. The Cursed Hunter is a young adult fantasy novel and is a Beauty and the Beast retelling....

Marketing For Authors

3 Reasons No One is Buying Your Book

Let’s talk about why someone may not be buying your book. In this week’s video, I’m talking about the 3 major reasons why someone may not want to buy your book. Let’s find out what you can do to help sell your book to more readers! Mentioned in this video… Learn more...

YA INK & Writing Tips

Organize Your Writing Schedule & Work Full-Time

Organize Your Writing Schedule & Work Full-Time // Ever wondered what my daily writing schedule looked like? Today I’m talking about organizing your writing schedule while you’re working full-time. See how I plan my writing days, organize yourself as a writer, and...

I Wrote 50,000 Words! Now What?

National Novel Writing Month has come and gone, so now it’s time to figure out what you’re going to do with the 50,000 words you just wrote. So get your manuscript writing, and let’s talk about life after NaNoWriMo!

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