Marketing Tips

Instagram Content for Writers

Whether you are traditionally published, self-published, or yet to be published, social media marketing is important for all writers. It allows you to connect with other authors and build a relationship with potential readers. If people get interested in you as a writer, they also become interested in knowing more about your book. Instagram is …

Writing & Editing Tips

9 Tips for Planning a Successful Writing Retreat

I recently came back from a week-long solo writing retreat courtesy of my Honeybee. I spent the week at a former plantation house on Abbington Farms in Maryland. I was surrounded by horses, geese, butterflies, and the beautiful sounds of nature. For 7 glorious days, I had the chance to relax, clear my mind, and …

Writing & Editing Tips

MOST COMMON TRAP for NEW WRITERS

You’re a new writer just starting on your first manuscript. Or, perhaps you have an idea for a book but haven’t actually started writing. And, like most people preparing to step into uncharted territory, you begin by doing some research. How much should I write every day? What preparations should I do before I begin …

Journey to a Zero Waste Life

3 WAYS to MAKE TERRACYCLE MORE ACCESSIBLE

Last week, I posted about receiving my first Terracycle box and  embarking on my first major step to a zero waste life. Terracycle is a great company that not only works to recycle or upcycle items they receive, but also partners with other companies to help reduce waste. But, with the cheapest boxes being about …