Why You’re Not an Aspiring Writer

Today’s video is an important one. It’s a little pep talk. I’m telling you why you’re NOT an aspiring writer. Because if you write, there’s nothing else to aspire to. So let’s get to talking!

Continue reading

I am Mercy Cover Reveal & 2019 YouTube Goals!

I feel like I’ve been waiting to share this cover with you all forever! Today is the day! The new cover of I am Mercy is here and I’m so incredibly happy to be sharing it with you all!

Continue reading

Create Your Author Newsletter to Find New Readers

Today I’m talking about email newsletters and why they’re so beneficial to get direct access to your readers. I also made the announcement that I’m now doing one-on-one consultations: Create & Grow Your Author Newsletter. Book your consukltation with me today!

Continue reading

The Effects of Empathy & Emotions in My Writing (Collab w/ Destiny Murtaugh)

Today’s video I’m teaming up with fellow AuthorTuber, Destiny Murtaugh, to talk about empathy and how that affects our reading and writing, so be sure to check out Destiny’s video before you go!

Continue reading

4 Tips to Deal with Writer’s Burnout

If you participated in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) then you might be feeling a little burnt out. You’re tired of writing or you’re feeling uninspired or you’re just looking for the motivation again. Writing isn’t supposed to cause stress, and if it is, it might be time to take a step back to reevaluate things a bit. Here are my top four tips to deal with writer’s burnout.

Continue reading

Why I Can’t Write a Novel in a Month

I’ve been participating in NaNoWriMo for a few years now. Some years the timing just isn’t good and other years I just never hit my word count goal. I’ve always gone with the theory that any words written is better than no words written. In fact, I started writing my third novel, She’s Not Here, for National Novel Writing Month 2015. However, I’ve never officially won. This year I was a NaNoWriMo Rebel and made my goal to write 20,000 words, which I did! However, I’ve never actually won. So I’ve come to terms with the fact that I just can’t write a novel in a month. And I’m sure I’m not the only one!

Continue reading

Essence Re-Release, Unboxing & GIVEAWAY!!!!

It’s finally here! After working on the re-release of Essence it’s finally ready for the world! After getting through many roadblocks and making some very last minute edits, Essence is ready for the world! I hope you all love the new cover and that you’re excited for the cover reveal for I am Mercy!

Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Writing Vlog – Did I Win???

Today’s writing vlog is where I redeem myself. Do you get to see me exhausted? Yes! Do you get to see me actually write? Yes! My goal for NaNoWriMo this year was to write 20,000 words for my fourth novel. Did I reach my writing goal? We’ll have to wait and see!

Continue reading

How to Write the Ending to Your NaNoWriMo Novel!

It’s hard to write a novel. It’s even harder to write a novel in a month. NaNoWriMo is a great way to get the first draft of your novel written, but I also like to remind people that while 50,000 words is technically a novel, most traditional novels are closer to 80,000 words or more.

Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Writing Vlog & Essence Cover Reveal

So much in on video! I was able to get some writing in for week two of NaNoWriMo, though I’ll admit not as much as I would have liked, but for a good reason! I’ve been very busy with the re-release of Essence. But before I get to that, let’s talk about some Black Friday sales I’ve got going on that starts today!

Continue reading