Four Biggest Lessons Culled from the Writer’s Digest Conference


This past weekend I traveled to New York to the Writer’s Digest Conference. I returned home well after midnight due to a delayed departure. Having gotten 5 or fewer hours of sleep for nearly a week, it took some time to recuperate. The conference was equally invigorating and exhausting. You arrive home, eager to goContinue reading “Four Biggest Lessons Culled from the Writer’s Digest Conference”

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Simplifying the Ascent


Several weeks ago, I wrote about treating your writing like a mortgage. You owe yourself a daily word count and effort to contribute to your success. Well, I spent five weeks doing great with it. At one point I even exceeded my set pace. With 2541 words ahead, I had given myself two days worthContinue reading “Simplifying the Ascent”

NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: CONSISTENCY


One element that is persistently required of your website or blog is consistency. It’s vital. By doing so, you create a consistent voice for yourself on the web and it creates content on a calendar. What does “Consistency” in writing blog posts and content on your website mean? Exactly that, it means that there is somethingContinue reading “NECESSITIES OF SEARCH: CONSISTENCY”

Denver Comic Con Schedule


Last year was my first at Denver Comic Con as an attendee, this year I’ll be there as a panelist, moderator and to mark the official release of The Writer’s Conquest: Establish a Brand. ALL WEEKEND you’ll be able to find me in Author’s Alley. I won’t be far from the Umbrella Corps or Xfinity areas.Continue reading “Denver Comic Con Schedule”

BOOK RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT – The Writer’s Conquest: Establish A Brand


The Writer’s Conquest blog started in 2008. That first year mustered a depressing 164 views. However, after years of posts and hard work there are over 2,000 followers of this blog as well as thousands of unique visits per year. It’s been validating to see that people need marketing advice as writers and creators. Now it’sContinue reading “BOOK RELEASE ANNOUNCEMENT – The Writer’s Conquest: Establish A Brand”

When Zombies and the Bible Collide: An Author Interview with Stant Litore


An interview with Zombie Bible series author Stant Litore on his latest, I Will Hold My Death Close. I see if he can handle a baker’s dozen bundle of questions.

Five Exercises to Help You Overcome Writer’s Block


As we dive into becoming more effective writers, it can be daunting when writer’s block hits you going full steam. You’re in a groove and suddenly a metaphorical train hits you, bringing you to a screeching freeze. Music Playlist Music can drive writing. Oftentimes you know the emotion, or catharsis, a particular chapter or arcContinue reading “Five Exercises to Help You Overcome Writer’s Block”

4 Total Time Killers to Find More Writing Time


Everyone does it, there’s been a long day at work and the last thing you can do is muster the time to write for hours. So you sit, wind down, and suddenly it’s time to call it a night. So how can you improve your writing time and stop wasting time? Here are four timeContinue reading “4 Total Time Killers to Find More Writing Time”

The Artist’s Hobo Tool: 5 Tools to Measure, and Increase, Productivity


This month’s focus is all about planning and productivity. As we create a marketing plan and track writing progress, it’s important to have tools to help you in your productivity. Let’s start with the simple options: a stopwatch and a notebook. Sometimes going old school with an easy approach is the best way to go.Continue reading “The Artist’s Hobo Tool: 5 Tools to Measure, and Increase, Productivity”