Author Status 4 – Writexistential Crisis

An existential crisis brought on by one’s writing. The fear that your absolute lack of ability to get a response is actually proof that you don’t exist. What happens when you get and use Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and a blog in order to create an author platform, but despite following all the best advice you …

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Author Status !? – The Stress Don’t Stop (because you published)

I am SO sorry for not having gotten back to posting regularly (it was supposed to go back to once a week - my bad). As you might have guessed, this last ...well, almost a month now if we're counting from the Kindle release... has been hectic. I've only just published for the first time …

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Author Status 2 – Destructive Distractions

So. I’ve gone through the proof for my first book, the final cover has been decided and paid for (although the final print cover is waiting on the final formatting). I’m going to publish it within this month. I should be worrying about how it’ll be received. I’m not. I’m too distracted by other things. …

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Author Status 1 – Pressure to Produce

In this modern, social media obsessed world, beginning authors are constantly warned that they absolutely must have social media – which they must keep constantly updated – in order to get noticed and Make It. Have a twitter. Have a facebook. Have a blog. Have a goodreads. Have a youtube channel. Have a website. Have …

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