Writers First

How to Get Book Ideas

So what are some ways to kick your brain into gear when you’re trying to think up your next best-selling book idea?

How to Outline a Book

If the process of outlining your book leaves you feeling more overwhelmed than excited, take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone.

How to Expand Your Network

Despite the fact that a successful writing career definitely involves a whole lot of time spent solo, you’re going to need more than a quiet room of your own to really establish yourself as a writer.

My Life as a Novelist… So Far

My novel’s title is now on a t-shirt being sold by The Wild Bunch film festival in Arizona.
This is not an occurrence I could have imagined two years ago, when I self-published my Canadian historical mystery.