This month marked my first year since my debut novel A Timeless Heartbeat came to life. And like what other indie authors have claimed, the challenges in dealing the authorship journey never ditch us. It takes a bountiful of efforts to become a novelist, fueling the desire to write a good story. But every struggle … More What inspired you to write?
Last October 22, 2016, I am one of the many lucky participants who joined the Indie Author Fringe (Frankfurt Book Fair) Online Conference organized by The Alliance of Independent Author (ALLi). It was such a privilege to learn many things from all of the speakers during that event. And of course, my notebook was with … More Notes Sharing: Developing Your Author Business Plan: The Key Components
Last May, I completed the manuscripts for the paperback edition of my debut novel, A Timeless Heartbeat. Right after I finished what has to be done, I felt that a chunk of my energy has faltered. And because of that, I was having a hard time to start writing Chapter 6 of my second novel. … More My rainbow towards success—7 ways to be productive
In every endeavor, there lies a specific goal that every writer would have wanted to achieve in this lifetime. The goal varies depending on the artistic claim of every writer. Hence, I’m speaking in behalf of my personal journey as I took the road of becoming a better novelist. I wanted to excavate my deepest … More Challenges of a writer #2: Achieving the goals.
As a writer and being new to this profession, it is inevitable that at times, I would ask myself, “Is it the best time for me to write at this very moment?” And when I gathered my thoughts to answer my own question, I would arrive with these two answers—yes and no. It is conflicting … More Challenges of a writer #1: Busy Schedule