A collection of blog posts and essays where I offer advice to other authors, describe my own writing process, or generally pontificate about what it means to be a self-published author.
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Writing Opinion: Practice Makes…What, Exactly?
Writing Opinion: Does a Day Job Help Your Writing?
Writing: So. I Wrote a Children’s Book
Writing Opinion: Books on Writing: Worth It?
Writing Opinion: Richard Castle and the Motivational Power of Spite
Writing Opinion: Tabletop Roleplaying — the Gateway to Creativity
Writing Opinion: The Question–and Meaning–of Heroism
Writing Opinion: Four Reasons Why NaNoWriMo is Worth Your Time
Writing Opinion: How Does Reading Help You Write, Exactly?
Writing Opinion: The Creativity of the Introvert
Writing Opinion: Perfect is the Enemy of the Good
Opinion: On OnlyFans and Who Gets to Make Money
Writing Opinion: Respect the Creations *and* the Creators
Editing: Four Tips to Make Editing Better (and More Fun)
Writing Opinion: How Metal Helps My Writing
Current Events: It’s Okay Not to Create
Self-Publishing: I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now
Writing Opinion: Inspiration vs. Motivation
Writing Opinion: Indie Pride Day Musings
Reading: The One Thing (I Think) Every Writer Should Do
(Related: The Art of Reading now available!)
Editing: A Peek Into My Editing Process
Process: Plotting vs. Pantsing
Publishing: Saying No to Audiobooks (For Now)
Publishing: Why I Self-Publish
Writing Opinion: In Defense of Fan Fiction
Writing Opinion: Why Superheroes?
Current Events: Writing About Law Enforcement in the BLM Era
Current Events: Why I Don’t Shy Away From Politics