While checking my author Twitter page (@ro_deidre) one day, I see a tweet from fellow writer (@MagicalOverload) declaring it was her niece’s eighth birthday. “If you could give your 8 year old self any advice…what would you say?” My reply was the following: “Don’t be afraid to make a mistake. You’ll learn more from …

“What is hell? I maintain that it is the suffering of being unable to love…” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky One of the questions that I’m asked about Forever and One Day is how it came to be. I’ve mentioned in a previous blog post (Why I Wrote My Book) some of the back story. This …

I haven’t posted on here in a little over a month. That could suggest one of two things: I’m the laziest writer on the planet, or life happened. While I tend to berate myself privately at times, this time life happened. Although I wasn’t writing out blog posts in their entirety, I was still …

There’s so much advice available to aspiring authors out there that it can make your head spin. From such smaller choices as point of view and genre to the larger ones, like traditional versus self-publishing. It’s also helpful for all aspiring authors to note what’s going on in the marketplace. What book is similar …