The Muse on Sabbatical

Hello! If you’re a writer like me, you’ve probably seen many articles on the web about the Muse. Or whole chapters in writing books on the subject. People ask authors where they get their inspiration and authors feel compelled to give an answer. Maybe you’ve gotten some good ideas, or come across some advice that helped you. But chances are, reading these things just took…

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How to Make a Good Book Trailer

I thought it was time I offered my advice on book trailer making. I cannot stand bad book trailers! There are so many of them. In my humble opinion, a bad trailer will hurt your sales. Before I get into the do’s and don’t s there are a few things you must know if you are just starting out. Never violate someone else’s copyrights. A…

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The Wizard and The Engineer

Over the years, I’ve gone through many stages in my writing career. In the beginning I felt assured that I would have no problem rising to the top as a bestseller. I read like a bookworm and I compared my ideas to those of other writers. I would scoff silently and think, just wait till everyone can see what I come up with. Having enough imagination…

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