Writing & Publishing

kids book art creativityWelcome, aspiring writers! Chances are you’ve come here because you need some help. Either you don’t know what to do next, you’re struggling for some inspiration to keep you going, or you’re just plain procrastinating from that writing you should be doing.

Have no fear. I’ve been through the fires and back, and I’m here to be your personal fire fighter. Here are a few posts in my emergency kit, and I’ll be adding more. If there’s anything in particular you have questions about, please post it in the comments.

Let’s do this. Let’s get your idea out in the world!

Resources for Aspiring Authors
Follow Your Bliss
Publishing: Choose Your Own Adventure
8 Reasons to Self Publish (and 3 Reasons NOT to)
Reader Q&A: Self Publishing
Do Something, Even If It’s Wrong
Self Publishing Logistics
Self Publishing and Branding
Choosing a Logo
Find an Illustrator
Cover Design
How to Lay Out a Picture Book with InDesign
Book Writing Postpartum
How Do You Know When Your Manuscript Is Complete?
Slant Rhymes
My New Friend: Critique
How to Lay Out Your Picture Book With InDesign
Top 10 “Doable” Quotes
Dreams Persist
Building a Beta Reader Dream Team
How Do You Prioritize?
Origins of “Ole!”
Criticism Is Awesome
Why Blog?
Why Pinterest?
Soul Food
What’s in a Name?
15 Things I Learned From My First Year on Twitter
Table of Contents Writing Prompt
Inspiring Minds: Kurt Vonnegut

SCBWI Writer Kindness Quote