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Catching Up

Wow, it's been a minute since I posted anything up on here! I have lots of exciting updates, so buckle in! First, I got some remarkable artwork of the characters in The Daffodil Witch from artist Yultuzay Star! Oliver and Beaumont: And Lady Roksana: Are those not PHENOMENAL!? I'm so in love, she managed to… Continue reading Catching Up

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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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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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Grief and Internet Anonymity

Tonight was a bad night. I have been keeping fish for about 14 years now. It all started with a free goldfish that I won at a college orientation event. A bowl became a 10-gallon tank, and then a 29-gallon tank when I did my research and learned about the actual needs of a goldfish.… Continue reading Grief and Internet Anonymity