All my life I’ve been a goal setter. I think it’s time to change that. Too many times what I think of as goals and aspirations are actually dreams. I’m better off setting a deadline for myself if I want to do more than dream it, but achieve it. But there’s one thing that I never put on my list of goals, until I realized it was the most important thing. Continue reading
The topic for this week’s Marketing for Romance Writer’s 52-week Blog Hop is Life Lessons in My Book. Initially, the thought of a life lesson brought forth images of a deep meaningful message like that usually portrayed in a women’s fiction novel. Granted, I often get into the mood to immerse myself in such a serious read, but as you may notice, most of my books fall in the a little less than serious side. Although there are some life lessons that inevitably leak into my stories and most of these lessons can be applied to everyday, serious and shudder normal non-magical life.
…And Other Book Pet Peeves
As an author, I’ve found it difficult to be too judgmental when I’m reading a book. Because I know just how much time and effort have gone into the story. How hard it probably was for the author to release their “baby” into the world for critical reviews and comments.
So when I realized the #MFRW 52-week Blog Challenge this week was for “My biggest pet peeve in a book” I had to pause.
But that doesn’t mean that there wasn’t one thing I could identify that makes me put the book down, or forget to pick it up again. Continue reading