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Sketchy Tacos Launch Day Celebration!

I can’t believe launch day for <i>Sketchy Tacos</i> is finally here! I’m beyond excited!!! It’s been a long and incredible journey, and I have so many people …

An Inside Scoop on Sketchy Tacos: My Year in Mexico

My YA travel novel, <i>Sketchy Tacos</i>, has been four years in the making, and it’s now available for pre-order on Amazon. I could not be more excited! In …

Three Games to Strengthen Your Skills as a Fiction Writer

As I was growing up, we had family game night at least twice a week. We played all sorts of card games and board games, like Stratego, Family …

How to write a book series: 10 tips for writing smash hits

If you want to make the big time, learn how to write a book series. Why? Because once readers are hooked on book one and know that books two through …

Books

FAQ: How to Write Character Arcs in a Series

“How should I write character arcs in a series?” This is the question I’ve been getting probably more than any other of late. These days, more …

Top 12 Tax Deductions for Online Business Owners

Shares 642<p>Learning about tax deductions can be intimidating and let’s just say it- kinda boring. You’ve probably heard about how you can “<i>write it …

Seven Powerful Ways to Improve your Blog Writing Skills | Founder's Guide

Blog writing isn’t as easy as most people think. You can’t simply write a blog post and say “Okay, I’m done. It’s great, and people will love it!” …

10 Modern Editing Tips for Meticulous Bloggers - Copyblogger

I watch a lot of YouTube videos about the best ways to clean your bathroom.<p>In fact, I realized that I spend way more time watching “hacks, tricks, …

Self-Publishing: An Insult to the Written Word or a Boon to the Industry?

In an article by author Laurie Gough titled <i>Self-Publishing: An Insult to the Written Word</i>, she argues that self-publishing is devaluing to the art of writing, disrespectful, and less desirable than sharing "a cabin on a Disney cruise with Donald Trump."<p>A divisive statement, in more ways than one. …

12 Great Places to Go In 2017 - and How to Do Them on a Budget

A year of great destinations.<p>Where should you go in 2017? For frequent travelers that need a little bit of inspiration, MONEY has mapped out the best …

15 hot new hotels to check out in 2017 | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Whether it's an island escape or an urban retreat, the world's top hotels are tailoring their treats to suit ever more discerning travelers.<p>As the most exclusive resorts go to even greater lengths to differentiate their offerings, we pack up the designer luggage to find the best new …

CNN

5 of the greatest oceanside road trips on Earth

These iconic road trips will have your lungs filled with fresh salt air and your heart soaring. From 7-mile thrills to 1,000-mile life-changing …

See the most beautiful sights in America on this $213 train trip

If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely …

Trains

Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

So the 12-days in Europe backpacking extravaganza (check out my posts on Munich, Venice, Sienna, and Rome Part 1 or Part 2) is the thing daydreams …