5 Reasons You Need an Author Platform Now

Have you ever heard the term “author platform?” The simplest definition: your audience of potential readers.  These days, most agents and publishers require you to have an author platform. That’s because they no longer do all the legwork for you, … Continue reading

Goddesses of Writing & Creativity

I’ve written before about the Muses and how to craft a relationship with them that enhances your creative power. Now let’s look at some Goddesses (and a couple of Gods) who can also infuse your creative work with some extra … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: A New Book Baby

One of my favorite things to do in this world is to create books for my fellow bookworms to enjoy. So I’m super excited to announce that BlackLion and I have a new book coming out next month! Follow the … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Summer Begins

It’s late May in Maine, and our weather has leaped ahead to feeling like early July. I’m not complaining at all – I love the heat! I’m still going for near-daily woods walks, and also spending time in my hammock. … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Focusing on the Good Stuff

Winter is hard. Am I right? It’s cold and dark and not all that inspiring. But I find that focusing on the good stuff in life makes it much more fun. Here’s a recent list: Celebrating my daughter’s 21st birthday … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: My Family

I am SO blessed to have an amazing family (of birth and choice, both). This weekend, a bunch of us are helping my son and his girlfriend move into the house they just bought. Not only are we schlepping boxes … Continue reading