Overcoming Writer’s Doubt

What’s the question I get asked most as a writer? This one: “What do you do about writer’s block?” Writer’s block has universally become the acknowledged challenge for writers. I argue that we’re asking the wrong question. It’s not writer’s block we should be concerned about. I rarely deal with…

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Top Ten Fairy Tales of All Time

Since I’m writing a fairytale-retelling trilogy, I thought it would be fun to count down the top ten fairytales. When I was researching this, it seems the number one fairytale was pretty universal. From there, a few stayed on the lists, and some of the lists had stories I’d never…

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Wizard World Report!

I’m still exhausted from Wizard World Comic Con in Tulsa, but it was a great event, so no complaints here! I sold out of most of my books, met some awesome fans, and saw some outrageous costumes. This has become a family event. My husband and kids tag along, buy…

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Writer’s Conference Report (How I Got Ripped to SHREDS!)

Every author goes through rejection. Many. Many. Many. Times. Even after you’ve published 11 books. I should know. It happened to me at the writer’s conference just this weekend. But before I get into that, let me tell you about all the good things that happened: I have the most…

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Oh, the Places I’ll Be!

We’re almost through summer, which means book signings and conferences time! Here’s a run-down on the places I’ll be. Leave me a comment if you’ll be there too! Red Sneakers Writers’ Conference– August 31-September 3. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This year the conference is being held in downtown Oklahoma City. I’m…

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Book Baby 13 Has Arrived! #TheDragonSwanPrincess #FirstDraft

It’s with much relief and elation that I announce Book Baby #13 is finished! I wrote “The End” on Saturday, which also happened to be my daughter’s birthday. Weird fact: I’ve finished several of my books on important dates. Dreamthief, was published on Sept. 1, my niece’s birthday. I also…

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Five Tips for Becoming a Published Author

I feel like I’ve been too silent on my writing/publishing success story. I’ve had many aspiring authors ask me how I got published and how I managed to write over a dozen books in eight years, won multiple awards, and published a series, so today I’m going to share a…

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