How to be Creative When You Don’t Feel Like It

I feel like garbage as I write this. Hot garbage. I woke up with a headache. I have three giant pimples on my chin that won't go away.  I have inventory at work this week, where my coworkers and I come into work at 6 a.m. to count a warehouse full of supplies, and then…

Building an Audience for a Book that isn’t Written

Novel Word Count: 13,164 There's a scenario I can't stop playing out in my mind. I pour everything into finishing this book - and release it into nothingness. No or next to no sales; no one cares. I don't know how to market a book that isn't written yet. Sure, I can get active on…

My Writing Process – May 2018

Novel Word Count: 11,108 I'm always interested in other people's writing routines/processes. It's like I'm hoping that someone will have figured out some secret to make writing easier. Also, knowing how other people get their writing done makes me feel better about my own process.  Here's what it looks like most days: I wake up…