25_Common Mistakes New Romance Authors Make

Common Mistakes New Romance Authors Make

The first ever feedback I got for my writing was from the editor who eventually bought my first book. Though I didn’t know that that would happen at the time. How could I, when the feedback was “scrap what you have, and start something new”? Though it took some time, I knew she was right. Read More

18_Three Tips to Help You Through Author Anxiety

Three Tips to Help You Through Author Anxiety

If you follow my blog, you know that I’ve spoken about author anxiety before. It’s something you face the moment you start writing. Perhaps even before then. (Because if you’re like me, you’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how much you wanted to be an author before you actually started writing.) It’s that feeling Read More

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Trying Not to Panic When You’re About to be Published

This week my blog features a guest post by Harlequin Historical debut author (and my friend) Jenni Fletcher! In this post, Jenni talks about the about-to-be-published panic all authors (especially new ones) face! Recently, I’ve been feeling kind of scared. Not a “terrified-for-my-life” kind of scared, but a low-level, “who-do-I-think-I-am” kind of fear. Probably because my first Read More

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Behind the Scenes: Newbie Nerves

I’m still learning. In life, of course, but specifically in my writing career. I’ve spent a substantial amount of time researching the publishing industry. I read about the experiences of fellow authors and devour any tips an editor may post. I read about writing romance, about being a writer, about the entire publishing process. I Read More