After the birth of my first daughter, I think what bothered me most was being a full time stay at home mom. Of course, both my husband and me decided that it was best for our situation as we don't have any family close by to help out and I was not about to put… Continue reading Working from Home| Storytime
I've been writing for as long as I can remember, poetry, short stories, journals. Those are the places where my love of writing really took birth. I've always been scared to let people read my work, not because of self-doubt but because of bullying. Me, writing diligently to get my story out appears as a… Continue reading What Really Hinders My Writing Progress
My kids are relatively small and this trick or treating thing is new to me but year after year I get better. After school, the two year old and I picked up the four year old and off we went. Initially I was spazzing out about trick or treating for the first time on my… Continue reading What Happened on Halloween + Nanowrimo???
What are Content Mills? In layman's terms, content mills or content farms are websites that hire freelancers to generate large amounts of textual content. In most cases, a freelance writer has to bid the lowest to get hired. Because of this, many writers as well as employers don't find the services rendered from these sites… Continue reading Can Content Mills help your Writing Career?
If you haven't figured out what I mean by a phablet, it's basically a phone tablet, meaning a phone way past the average screen size, such as the iPhone pluses etc etc. Before I purchased a phone with a huge screen, I had to really examine my uses for it. I didn't want to lug… Continue reading Why a Phablet is Beneficial for Writers
As a self-published author, and someone who's starting with no strings in the business, I lead a double life. Until date I have hidden my writing projects and determination to be the best writer I can be from the majority of people I know, family members and peers. My reasons for writing anonymously doesn't have… Continue reading The Secret Life of A Writer
People that know me look confused when I say that I have work to do. Well, it's because I don't actually have a paying job. It's bizarre to some people why I would invest my time, sweat and tears into something I'm not being paid for. Do I wish to be paid for it? Yes,… Continue reading All Work and No Pay
This January(2017) makes it a year since I started my eBook writing project. I completed two contemporary romance novellas sometime during the first half of last year. I knew they weren't good, or even readable even but it's something I just wanted to complete. I self published on Amazon Kindle and since then I've taken… Continue reading Writing Hiatus and What I Did Wrong As a Writer
Let me just start by saying these tips are what works for me and it may not work for you. I'm not going to use a textbook approach for writer's block as you can find that almost anywhere on the web. This is what works for me and my lifestyle and I'm sharing it because it… Continue reading Tips to Overcome Writer’s Block
So it's been almost a year since I started working on novellas(short novels). Till date I haven't been able to publish much, and I feel like crap about it. It seems like I'm not working or I'm lazy but the truth is, I lose sleep over this. Despite not being able to self publish more… Continue reading Bouts of Writer’s Block and Incomplete Novels