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T-minus 4 days! Join us for this Writing Challenge

What Inspires Your Writing?

Learn more about TimWriters, only 4 days left to register before the 10K Novel Writing Challenge starts!

Make sure you get in right away, so you can spend October writing about 350 words a day?for a total of 10,000 words added to your novel.

Whether your novel is a blank page or halfway done, whether you’re a published author or total beginner, you’re welcome to join us!

Novelists of all skill levels are welcome, and you could even win an award for your writing, and be an award-winning author by the end of the month.

See you there! Enter the Challenge now

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Masterlist of #ThursdayAesthetic themes

Jessica James

So someone on Twitter asked me for a list of older #ThursdayAesthetic themes for those who are new to the hashtag.

(See this post if you’re wondering what #ThursdayAesthetic is.)

I thought it was a great idea to keep a running list. Thanks @Avery_Marsh for the suggestion! I’m including my own tweets from each week as an example.

4.05.2018: No theme! This was week one, when this all happened.

4.12.2018 Protagonist:

4.19.2018 Villain:

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Unfit to Print by KJ Charles

I am a big fan of KJ Charles' work. I originally discovered her after signing up for the Romance Package on audible on a whim. Quite a few of her books were available in that package, and I quickly devoured them all. When I ran out of the Romance Package books, I began to buy… Continue reading Book Review: Unfit to Print by KJ Charles

Introductions, Reblogged, Writing and Inspiration

Love and Support: My Journey toward Motherhood – Dacia M Arnold

I had the amazing opportunity to write up a guest blog post for author Dacia M. Arnold's website today! She is an incredible person, and has become a mentor and sister to me on my own journey to becoming an author! Go check out the article, it's a first glimpse at my future mommy-to-be blog… Continue reading Love and Support: My Journey toward Motherhood – Dacia M Arnold

cats, Introductions

Say Hello to Binx!

I know, right? I'm super original with my black cat named Binx. His name is just a nice little nod to my obsession with Disney, witches, and cats. I have three cats total--Binx, MacKenzie, and Adso. I'm introducing Binx first because he's my oldest, and the one I adopted first, technically. Get ready for an… Continue reading Say Hello to Binx!

Freebies

Pride & Prejudice : Scene I

DISCLAIMER: This story will contain NSFW scenes and situations, including male/male sexual situations and strong themes of BDSM. This story is available on my patreon: http://www.patreon.com/kaitlynabdou Co-Conspirator: SushiOwl SCENE I Rainbows and Fishnets Victor had been watching him now for the last ten minutes from the large window, four stories up over Boylston Street. He… Continue reading Pride & Prejudice : Scene I

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Here is “Step 1” for writing a novel

What Inspires Your Writing?

Learn more about TimI know you can see it in your mind: a published book with your name on the cover. Readers crowding in to be a part of your book signing event.

But right now, that novel is just a bunch of ideas bouncing around in your head.

So how do you get from here…to there?

Start with your Daily Action Calendar, which is available to you when you join our online writing group, the (brand new) Better Writers Club!

Think of your Daily Action Calendar as a straight line from where you are now to the virtual shelves of Amazon, and even your local bookstore.

Every day, your Calendar gives you one simple action you can take to move forward on your novel. No more wondering what you’re supposed to be doing and when, while feeling more and more overwhelmed and then losing motivation altogether.

As time goes on…

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Meaning of Birds by Jaye Robin Brown!

LGBTQ Reads

Please excuse me while I go full fangirl, but if you’ve spent any time asking for recs on the LGBTQReads Tumblr, you know that Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit falls out of my mouth about twelve times a day. So how psyched am I to be revealing the cover of Jaye Robin Brown‘s next f/f YA, The Meaning of Birds, which releases on April 16, 2019?? (Very. Is that not obvious? I’m sorry, I thought it was obvious.) Here’s the story behind the story:

Before:
Ever since her father’s death, Jessica has struggled with the anger building inside her. And being one of the only out teens in school hadn’t helped matters. But come sophomore year, all that changes when effervescent Vivi crashes into her life. As their relationship blossoms, Vivi not only helps Jess deal with her pain, she also encourages her to embrace her talent…

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