How to Build Your Author Brand

As if writing and revising a book wasn't hard enough, in today's digital world, authors are also being called upon to do a lot more self-promotion. While this is a daunting task for anyone, it can be even more overwhelming for a person with no marketing experience. Given that I work in communications for my … Continue reading How to Build Your Author Brand

How to Research Literary Agents

One of the questions I get asked a lot is how I determined which agents I wanted to query. Creating my list was definitely one of the most daunting parts of starting the querying process. There are just so many great agents out there and that makes figuring out where to start completely overwhelming. The … Continue reading How to Research Literary Agents

Today I Became a Published Author

Last night, my husband and I stayed up until midnight, watching the countdown on my Instagram Stories tick off the seconds until a lifelong dream came true. At 12:00:01 we both cheered (quietly as the kids were sleeping) and I refreshed the page on Audible where my debut novel switched from "Coming Soon" to "New … Continue reading Today I Became a Published Author