Make It Work #12: Pantser Edition — Self-Editing Demonstration (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Hello, Friends and Scribes! What?  Another video. Of course. I should be writing and here I am procrastinating.   I try to follow checklists and protocols and outlines and storyboards, and I inevitably skid off the tracks and end up … Continue reading Make It Work #12: Pantser Edition — Self-Editing Demonstration (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

What’s the Word #7: Perspective for Writers — You Are Not an Imposter (#inspiration #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

Without thinking too hard about it, either collect ten books from your personal collection or list ten books that you have read and enjoyed from memory. Genre or reason for the selection is irrelevant. Choose what comes first to mind … Continue reading What’s the Word #7: Perspective for Writers — You Are Not an Imposter (#inspiration #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

Make It Work #11: Pantser Edition — Self-Motivation, Bob-Rossing, and Self-Editing (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Hello, Friends and Scribes! New video at the end of the post! I didn’t want to write yesterday for yeahwrite even though it is my goal to write something once a week and put it out there.  I didn’t want … Continue reading Make It Work #11: Pantser Edition — Self-Motivation, Bob-Rossing, and Self-Editing (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

What’s the Word #6: Taking Pride in Amateur Mistakes (#amwriting #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

My grandfather had an eighth grade education, yet that never stopped him from being a lifelong student. If he didn’t know how to do something, he taught himself through books and hands-on work. My memories are filled with images of … Continue reading What’s the Word #6: Taking Pride in Amateur Mistakes (#amwriting #selfpublishing #indieauthor )

Make It Work #10: Upload Your Book to Smashwords Without Tears (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Hello, Friends and Scribes! I have put together a “how I do it” video to take the pain out of preparing your document for Smashword’s autovetter. When I saw the manual guide to uploading, I raised my hands up and … Continue reading Make It Work #10: Upload Your Book to Smashwords Without Tears (#selfpublishing #writingtips #amwriting)

Make It Work #9: Self-Editing Edition – FANBOYS Comma Grammar School (#writingtips #selfediting #makeitwork)

It’s video time, Friends and Scribes! One of the things that prevented me from getting back to writing was my fading Grammar knowledge. At one time, I knew all the rules and could wrangle participle and adverbial phrases. But, as … Continue reading Make It Work #9: Self-Editing Edition – FANBOYS Comma Grammar School (#writingtips #selfediting #makeitwork)