Happy Insecure Writer's Support Group day! The first one in the first month of the brand-new year, which even sounds hopeful and exciting. The co-hosts entrusted with this important start are Tyrean Martinson, Ellen @ The Cynical Sailor (I personally feel like she and The Ninja Librarian could be friends) Megan Morgan, Jennifer Lane and Rachna Chhabria. The question for this shiny new [...]
The best tattoos are book related.
So self-publishing is a thing, which is awesome. The author has total control over content, editing, cover art and titles. Like every great power, though, this is one that has to be used responsibly. When it comes to titles, this power is sometimes *too* mighty. Look, I know titles are hard but there are certain [...]
In which we look back on 2017 with lots of silliness and a healthy dose of sarcasm. Containing mentions of shower poles.
The Brooding Bad Boy* as a trope (otherwise known as Damaged With a Heart of Gold, Alpha Male, or Redeemed Rake, depending on what time period you're writing) seems to be huge, ESPECIALLY in YA literature right now. Dark romance and angst as a plot line are trending, which means the Bad Boys are everywhere. [...]
Like a woodscrafty tracker person. Minus the fleas.
And then go hunting in the garage. Based on a true story.
They are a thing I now know, and you can know about them too.
Six perfect ways to de-stress during November
As in: flawed, yet awesome. No one wants to read boring perfection.