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Avoidable Self-Publishing Mistakes

Hey first-time authors! If you never have self-published, there may be some things you are unaware of that may cause you to make a few errors. Many people say that you will make mistakes with your first book, which may be true. However, when you are being critiqued by avid readers, they may leave comments…

7 Tasks to Complete While You Wait for your Edits

My Editor Has my Book. Now, What? You have finally contracted the perfect editing team for your manuscript, and now it is time to celebrate, right? Not quite, lol. There are plenty of ways you can make great use of your time while you wait on your editors to get the next draft back to…

Journaling for Mental Wellness

Journaling has quickly become one of the most talked-about aspects of self-care in relation to all of the benefits it provides. But what is it??? To make it simple, journaling is simply the act of creating a record of your personal thoughts, feelings, goals, and artistic expressions. Some draw images, while others prefer to place…

How to Make Journaling Your New Habit

Tips on How to Incorporate Journaling Into Your Daily Routine The way to ensure that journaling works for you is to do it long term. Long-term journaling gives you more insight into all aspects of your life —  past, present, and even the future — to help guide you from one great decision to the…

7 Ways to Get Your eBook Noticed in a Crowded Market

Millions of online eBooks are available for purchase, and everyone wants to be noticed. With so many books, it can be hard to determine what steps should be taken to get your book in front of someone willing to purchase it. But it certainly is not impossible.  A crowded market (many published eBooks) doesn’t necessarily…

5 Tips On How To Cope With Online Criticism

Can You Handle the Truth? In an earlier blog post, I shared with you that even the best writers will receive bad reviews at least once during their careers. But is it truly a bad thing if someone is simply telling the truth? I will admit that sometimes, readers (or people who have not actually…

How to Effectively Create a Travel Journal 

Journaling Tips for Your Trips Summertime is right around the corner, and people everywhere are gearing up to travel to some of the world’s most beautiful places. Traveling to new countries to create memories all around the world seems to be trending now. But have you thought about how you will remember them all? Most…

Which One Do I Use: May be or Maybe?

For ages, so many have used these incorrectly (probably because they are homonyms), but you can get it perfect every time. Don’t believe me? Here’s how. The key is knowing their functions. Maybe is an adverb, and may be is a verb phrase. As long as you remember this key difference, you can be confident every time you…