Publishing Friday!

Friday is here and you know what that means! Today, is publishing day! Another new book is released. This one is for all the foodies out there who want to write down their recipes and keep track of their favorite finds! My Favorite Recipe Journal is Published! Drum roll – this is #3. The nextContinue reading “Publishing Friday!”

What is a UFO Today?

Last night was a first as a foodie. I watched a YouTube video of a restaurant chain in South Korea and they make burgers in the shape of UFO’s. There was something inside that growled and immediately wanted to try the spaceship looking burgers. Meat, tomato, lettuce, cheese and sauces are pressed down into aContinue reading “What is a UFO Today?”

Pen Pals

What would this week be without some Writer’s Block help? I remember working on a story that I was going to set in San Francisco about a decade ago and the storyline was falling flat. I had piles and piles of dialogue that lead absolutely nowhere. This was supposed to be about a romantic chase,Continue reading “Pen Pals”

Living the Life of a Writer

Yesterday, our golden week came to an end with my husbands birthday. Our birthdays are five days apart and we spend time celebrating together. This year our gifts spread out over several days and we made excuses for one more birthday dinner. I’ve come to one conclusion after this experience, we all need more thanContinue reading “Living the Life of a Writer”

Doodling Your Story!

Another week is here and how is everyone doing with their writing goals? I’m working on an Inspirational Journal and on project #4. My goal is to create ways for different kinds of creatives to write down their own processes to have a resource library. I didn’t think I would go down this publishing avenueContinue reading “Doodling Your Story!”

Amazon Kindle Self Publishing Tips

Tuesday is all about helping other writers problem solve when it comes to publishing their books on one of the largest platforms, Amazon. Who knew this little website would go from selling used books into a commerce beast for creatives and independent businesses. Inside of the warehouses are the hopes and dreams of millions ofContinue reading “Amazon Kindle Self Publishing Tips”

Review of Shadow and Bone

What were you doing over the weekend? Just when I thought all was lost and the last episode of the week ended I new series popped up on the screen. For those looking for a new fantasy series, then I would recommend Shadow and Bone. This show is set in a fictional world at warContinue reading “Review of Shadow and Bone”

ReWrite Day!

If you haven’t noticed by now, this week the theme is creativity. I introduced Austin Kleon who is known for blacking out words in Newspapers until they have a statement of words together that make us smile, and I shared Dan Brown’s source of inspiration for his thrillers – it’s all about the research. CreativityContinue reading “ReWrite Day!”

MasterClass Day with Dan Brown: Research Day!

According to Dan Brown, research is creating another pillar for your story because it creates the world of your characters. Learning from authors like Dan help us understand the entire process of writing, publishing, and sharing. He’s built a trusted system that brought him into the Best Sellers list and created stories that millions addContinue reading “MasterClass Day with Dan Brown: Research Day!”

Show Your Work with Austin Kleon

Following other creatives over the weekend, I came across artist and writer, Austin Kleon. He is known for his book, Show Your Work. I continued with a download of his book and watching different interviews and presentations. Today, I wanted to focus on his speech at SXSW, a gathering place for creatives and innovators, fromContinue reading “Show Your Work with Austin Kleon”

Beginner’s Luck

April showers bring cloudy days to Minnesota this week.  No one in this State who’s been here for more than a year blinks when we get more than one season in a day as we transition.  In the past few weeks, there’s been days that started sunny, turned cold, and went from drizzle to snowContinue reading “Beginner’s Luck”

Publishing Day is Here!

Publishing Day is here! Someone must have been listening or reading my article because my Writer’s Journal 30 Day Prompts, Notes, and More and Gardening Journal are now available! I’m published again! You can’t see me but I’m doing the victory dance because 2 years ago getting a sentence on a page was a struggle.Continue reading “Publishing Day is Here!”