• Chicken Soup for the Soul is Seeking Submissions

    Chicken Soup for the Soul is Seeking Submissions

    Calling all writers! Chicken Soup for the Soul is seeking submissions for 6 upcoming books. For those living under a rock, Chicken Soup for the Soul is a collection of books featuring inspirational true stories with a feel good sentiment (think stories your Grandma would love!) Pay: $200 per story or poem (woohoo!) Topics for upcoming […]

  • Swoon Reads Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Swoon Reads Review: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    This week’s Freelance Publication Review is Swoon Reads. Swoon Reads is an online crowd-sourcing site for unpublished writers hoping to get their novels published. Inspired by shows like America’s Got Talent and The Voice, Swoon Reads works on a sort of reader’s voting system. Readers vote on the books they enjoy and Swoon Reads awards […]

  • Sending Out My Query (and other scary shit)

    Sending Out My Query (and other scary shit)

    Today I am sending out my query letter. And I’m not going to lie. I. Am. Terrified. I’m also a week late. I had intended on sending it out last Friday, but after realizing it wasn’t ready, I decided to wait. After all, you can’t (and shouldn’t) rush greatness. But today is December 9, 2016 […]

  • Writer’s Block – Why it Found Me So Close to The End

    Writer’s Block – Why it Found Me So Close to The End

    So I have it. The phrase every writer is afraid to utter. The Voldemort of the creative world. Yes, I have the Writer’s Block. Not all the time, and certainly not as I write this. But enough to cause a panic. Because my writer’s block is selective. And right now it’s only affecting the very […]

  • Why I Finally Made a Business Plan

    Why I Finally Made a Business Plan

    So, here’s the deal. Most writers I know, myself included, are dreamers. We have our head in the clouds, talk to fictional people and love to imagine “someday.” You know, that mythical day in the future where our book is published and we’re attending book signings for all our adoring fans. But it turns out, […]

 

“We write to taste life twice.”

-Anais Nin