A Word on Productivity & Comparison

A Word on Productivity & Comparison

You scroll through your social media feed, reading post after post from your author friends: That one who somehow publishes ten books in a year; that one who can write 100k in a week; one who just landed a book deal; one who manages to keep up with three different projects all at once and still responds to emails from readers within hours. You love these authors, and you want to be happy for them, but envy twists in your gut so you hit “like” without really meaning it and keep scrolling past, berating yourself all the while for once again watching envy eat your excitement for others’ successes.

Me too.

But we’re not stuck! Envy is persistent, absolutely. It takes conscious effort to shut down that voice in your head that says, “They’re doing everything right and I’m still struggling; how come they have it so easy?” But I’m going to pick apart the lies we hear when envy sneaks in and help you learn how to combat them. Continue reading “A Word on Productivity & Comparison”

National Indie Author Day: Sci-Fi/Dystopian Giveaway

National Indie Author Day: Sci-Fi/Dystopian Giveaway

Last but not least for this year we have a giveaway for folks who enjoy sci-fi and dystopian stories! The lucky winner will receive a copy of Azalei’s Riders by Miranda Marie, a copy of Malfunction by J.E. Purrazzi, and a signed bookplate from each author!

I have a review of Azalei’s Riders for those interested. I don’t have a review of Malfunction, but it’s Continue reading “National Indie Author Day: Sci-Fi/Dystopian Giveaway”

National Indie Author Day: Contemporary Giveaway

National Indie Author Day: Contemporary Giveaway

For those who prefer their fiction set in the real world, I’ve got a contemporary giveaway going on! Enter to win a print copy of each Love and the Sea and Everything In Between by Brian McBride and 100 Days of Sunlight by Abbie Emmons!

Unfortunately, I wasn’t able Continue reading “National Indie Author Day: Contemporary Giveaway”

National Indie Author Day: Fantasy Giveaway

National Indie Author Day: Fantasy Giveaway

I am so excited to bring you the first National Indie Author Day giveaway for this year! We’re kicking things off with fantasy, since that’s my personal favorite, and I’m giving away some great indie fantasy books. I have a copy of Colors of Fear by Hannah Heath, Steward Stories by Beth Wangler, and Women of Kern: Book One by Maris McKay, and one lucky winner will receive all three, plus Continue reading “National Indie Author Day: Fantasy Giveaway”