Jane Eyre: The Writer's Digest Annotated Classic by K.M. Weiland and Charlotte Brotne

Win an Advance Copy of The Annotated Jane Eyre!

We’re getting close! I’m currently elbow deep in preparations for the launch party for Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic. I can’t wait to see it in its finalized paperback and digital versions! Be sure to mark your calendars for August 1st, 2014. You all know how much I love giveaways, and we’ve got some […]

Jane Eyre: The Writer's Digest Annotated Classic by K.M. Weiland and Charlotte Brotne

Ta-da! Gorgeous New Cover for Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic

The only thing better than a book is a book’s cover. Seriously, sometimes I think I should write books just so I get to see what their covers look like! I’m excited today to unveil the gorgeous new cover for Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic. Many thanks to artist Chris Koehler who provided an awesome new artistic […]

Release Date for the Annotated Jane Eyre

Launch Date for the Annotated Jane Eyre

And we have a launch date for Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic! August 1, 2014, is the big day. Mark your calendars and stay tuned. Plenty more goodies coming up between now and the launch!     .

National Independent Excellence Award

NIEA Winner and Finalist: Structuring Your Novel and Dreamlander!

I have to say: it’s been a veddy nice month. In the wake of Structuring Your Novel winning a Bronze IPPY Award, I learned this week it is also an NIEA winner. It has  won the 2014 National Indie Excellence Award in the Writing & Publishing Category. But, as if that weren’t enough cake, they threw in […]

IPPY Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze Medal

IPPY Award Winner: Structuring Your Novel!

I was tremendously honored to discover that Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story is an IPPY Award winner! It was awarded a Bronze in the Writing/Publishing category. From the official press release: Launched in 1996 and conducted each year to honor the year’s best independently published books, the “IPPY” Awards recognize merit in […]

Outlining Your Novel Audio Book Now Available

Over the winter, I’ve been working closely with narrator Sonja Field to create an Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way to Success audio book—and I’m pleased to announce, it’s now available for sale on Amazon, iTunes, and Audible. And, even better, if you sign up for 30-day trial with Audible, you can grab the download for free! […]

Named One of Writer’s Digest’s 101 Best Websites for Writers!

I had a very cool surprise this week. As I was flipping through the latest issue of Writer’s Digest and their yearly round-up of their 101 Best Websites for Writers, I discovered that Helping Writers Become Authors was listed in their “Writing Advice Category.” This is such a tremendous honor, and I’m still a little floored. Thank […]

win three free domain names

Giveaway: Win Three Free Domain Names

Winners Announced: The winner of the drawing is Skye Fairwin, who will receive three domain names. The runners-up, who will receive one domain apiece, are Anne-Girl and Maria Jordan-O’Reilly. If you don’t hear from me, please contact me, so that I can put you in touch with NameCheap. Thanks for participating, everyone! *** These days, an […]

Want a Free Kindle Book of My Fantasy Dreamlander?

Would you like a free Kindle book of my fantasy Dreamlander? For the next four days only, Dreamlander will be available as a free Kindle download from Amazon. About Dreamlander What if it were possible to live two very different lives in two separate worlds? What if the dreams we awaken from are the fading memories of […]

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Special Christmas Shout Out to Special Wordplayers

For me, the Christmas season is always a time for reflecting on the year and expressing gratitude for my many blessings. This year, I find myself giving thanks particularly for the Wordplayers in my life. I am often overwhelmed by the kindness, enthusiasm, and generosity of the people I get to interact with on a […]