When To Think About Your Author Mindset

Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 2

In the second part of this two part series, I discuss how to pick up and put the pieces back together after serious burnout. How do you decide which projects to pick up and which to discard? I also talk about the most important consideration for deciding how to move...
When To Think About Your Author Mindset

Dealing with Severe Burnout Part 1

In the first of this two part series, I talk about burnout as it is commonly discussed and why for neurodivergent authors our burnout can be something more. We often don’t realize we’re in burnout or understand what burnout is or how it works. I push back...
When To Think About Your Author Mindset

World Building Beyond The Book

When writing fiction one of the things you have to think about is your setting. For fantasy and science fiction, especially, the setting can be a major component of the story. But do you world build just enough for the story you’re writing or do you build a...
When To Think About Your Author Mindset

Why I am submitting stories again

I’ve been completely self-published, all indie all the time, since probably about 2006-2007. I mean sure, I published through my own publication company (And we published as many as 75 authors over the company’s lifespan.), but I still consider that...