Archives for May 2012

When Life Gets in the Way

    I was diagnosed with breast cancer in February, following a routine mammogram. Two days later, I finished my first book. Great timing, huh?  I’m sharing this because sometimes life sneaks up behind you and pounces. It doesn’t have to be an excuse to set aside your burning passion for publication. If you have the […]

Comparisons

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”—Oscar Wilde Comparing your writing to others is a fast-track to a killer case of the blues. Don’t subject yourself to this downward spiral; it’s a waste of your precious time. Concentrating on sharpening your craft, educating yourself and building a platform are much better uses of your effort. […]