Handy Resources for the Serious Writer

A writer can never have enough craft books—true or false? True, of course! In that case, I have two for you. The first, Blueprint for a Book is written by Jennie Nash, and the second is The Conflict Thesaurus. Both stellar in helping you flesh out plot and characters.

Introducing Candice Yamnitz, YA Fantasy Author

Candice Yamitz has a YA fantasy novel “Unbetrothed” debuting with Illuminate YA an imprint of Iron Stream Media, in February 2022.

Creating Images for Your Author’s Platform

Join me below as I take you through the motions of creating both on Canva.

Making Images for Book Marketing

The Heart Changer by Jarm Del Boccio

It's my 2nd book birthday! I can't believe The Heart Changer debuted with Ambassador International on April 26th, 2019. Looking back, my book launch was a busy but rewarding time. Knowing I needed to continue marketing (not always easy for me), I am repurposing my launch images to be used this month to celebrate The…

Using Instagram as an Author’s Platform, Part 2

Instagram for Writers: Part 2

How do you develop your Instagram presence and draw followers? Today I will share more tips about using your bio, images and hashtags to their best advantage.

A Word of the Year for Writers

Choose a word for your writer's journey in 2021

Have you chosen a word for 2021? A word to guide you into this new year?

Bullet Journaling: Organizing Your Writing Life in the New Year

Bullet Journal: Decorative Stickers

Are you looking forward to a New Year with no mistake (to paraphrase Anne of Green Gables)? Have you been searching for another way to keep track of all your writerly progress? Enter THE BULLET JOURNAL!! It's a unique method for organizing your life - no matter what your profession. I have been using the bullet…

Writer, Do You Have the Cabin Fever Blues?

National Parks Virtual Tours

  Being Thanksgiving Day, I want to show my gratitude for technology. If it weren't for the Internet, Zoom, and our devices, we would be isolated indeed! Virtual Research Are you working on a manuscript, but finding it difficult to do the research you need, since many libraries and museums are closed or have limited…

So You Want to Be a Travel Writer? by Jarmila Del Boccio

Never Stop Exploring sign

Do you love to travel? Adore adventure? Can't stand monotony? Love to write? Sound like someone you know? If so, travel writing might be for you. When the coronavirus is no longer a global threat, the world will slowly open for exploration. And when it does, you can be ready! So, travel writing is all…

Reflections from a Fiction Master Class by Jarmila Del Boccio


Our logo truly became a reality to me last Saturday as I attended the online Fiction Master Class taught by the gifted Joyce Moyer Hostetter. Not only has she written a popular MG Historical fiction series, but she is able to impart her knowledge of writing to her students in a simple and engaging way.…

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