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31 Tools For Self-Publishing

Once again, I will be participating in the Write 31 Days challenge.  The challenge is done each October and it is a challenge for writers to write every day for 31 days on ONE topic.  This year, I decided to choose something in the category for WRITING.  I mean, I AM trying to focus on [Read On]


If you want to organize your publishing schedule, business, and just your life, with an online solution that you can use anywhere, then you will want to check out Trello.  I am a very visual person, and I love how I can customize Trello to what I need, when I need, and how I need.  [Read On]

WriteWay Pro

Yesterday, I shared about one of the writing programs I use, Scrivener, and how it had a very steep learning curve. Today, I am going to share my favorite writing program with you.  And guess what?!  It’s super simple and intuitive to use.  If you have a Mac, you are out of luck.  But for [Read On]


If you are serious about writing, you most likely have heard about the writing program Scrivener.  If you haven’t, then this is something you will want to explore and get to know well.  It will change your life.  Seriously. I will preface all of this by saying that the Scrivener program has a steep learning [Read On]

Plotting Helps

One of the things I have worked really hard on as a writer is to refine my plotting process.  So today, I am sharing with you the websites and books that have made this process easier for me.  Hopefully they help you as well.  And if you have others that you have found and love [Read On]

Finding Noah in Theaters This Thursday!

About the movie: Genre: Documentary Rating: NR  Runtime: 116 minutes  Release Date (ONE NIGHT ONLY): October 8 Purchase Tickets Here About Finding Noah… For over 2,000 years, man has been searching for the final resting place of Noah’s Ark.  Though there have been many attempts, few have been able to fully explore the one place [Read On]

James Patterson Teaches Writing

One of the most inspiring writing classes you can take is offered through MASTERCLASS, and is taught by James Patterson. I have thoroughly enjoyed taking this class and I just love the personal videos by James Patterson.  It is truly fabulous! There are many writers who talk smack about James Patterson.  Personally, I think they [Read On]

The Short Story Masterclass

One of the classes that I invested in is the Short Story Masterclass. It doesn’t appear to be accepting new students at the moment, but this is definitely one course you will want to watch for openings and you’ll want to sign up for it.  It is just that good. So what makes it so [Read On]


If you are looking for a program to help you learn just about everything you NEED to know to publish on Amazon Kindle and other platforms, then KINDLING is the course for YOU.  This is hands down the BEST program and I HIGHLY RECOMMEND it. All About Kindling First of all, this program does cost [Read On]

Holly Lisle-How To Think Sideways

I love, love, love, Holly Lisle.  Her Personal website, Holly Lisle and her Teaching website, How To Think Sideways, are two of my favorites. Holly’s Personal Website Holly’s Personal Website features her personal blog, writing articles, workshops, essays, and more.  It is a fun place to visit and filled with inspiration. Holly’s Teaching Website Holly’s [Read On]

My Challenge Starts Tomorrow

I decided after much thought that my official start date would be September 1st, even though it starts on a Tuesday.  I just didn’t want to start it on the last day of a month, you know?  There is something clean and new about the 1st.  So that is what I am doing. I don’t [Read On]

Menu Plan Monday-Week of August 31, 2015

A new week, a new meal plan…. Last week went fairly well with the menu plan.  I needed it as I did some canning and it is never easy to feed the boys when I am canning.  I put up some pickled peppers and a bunch of salsa.  This week, I am planning on putting [Read On]

Pre-Week Prep is Over…Let The Goals Begin

Today wraps up my pre-week planning.  Monday starts my goal of officially recording my writing progress and hopefully making great strides in my publishing goals.  This week has been very useful in getting myself prepared and organized.  I found a great tool in Trello and it’s been very useful in visually motivating me and reminding [Read On]

It Was A Hard Day…

Today was a hard day.  I woke up with a lupus/fibromyalgia flare and just really hurt all over.  I mean my skin hurts.  If you don’t understand autoimmune illnesses, try imagining the worst case of the flu you’ve ever had and how you hurt all over and you will start to get a glimpse of [Read On]