I am so excited to have the chance to talk about how I sold over half a million books so far in my self-publishing career. I self-published my first book, Beautiful Demons, back in October of 2010, and since then, I have sold more than 600,000 copies of my books. Of course, there are a […]read more
Now that you’ve hopefully spent some time exploring what it is you truly want from your writing career, let’s talk about one of the next big decisions you’ll need to make on your road to being published. Where should you start? What book or series should you actually write? It sounds like such a simple […]read more
The business of being a writer is one of emotional ups and downs. Sometimes words are flowing, but other times, our well has totally run dry. There are days when we feel like we’re finally finding our way and moving forward, but there are others where we feel so lost and alone. I’ve been there […]read more
Let’s face it. Once you start thinking about publishing your book, things get overwhelming really fast. There are a thousand decisions to make about everything from cover art design to ebook vendors. The more you research, the more you feel like you know absolutely nothing. Deep breaths. Yes, there is a learning curve when it […]read more
I am so excited to finally be launching this blog and YouTube channel that I have dreamed about for years. This is truly something I have been passionate about for a very long time. Every since I first decided to self-publish my own fiction back in 2010, I have wanted to spread the word about […]read more
In the years since I became a writer, I have heard many labels thrown around. Writer. Author. Small-Press Author. Big Five Author. Romance Writer. Bestseller. “Real” Author. Indie Author. Hybrid Author. I could go on, but I think you get the point. We can become obsessed sometimes, constantly searching for that one label that defines […]read more
I have been self-publishing my books since 2010, and in that time, I've sold well over half a million copies of my books. I'm not a superstar or a huge bestseller, but I have built an amazing career that brings me great joy. Here at Heart Breathings, I hope to help you find that same level of success. Let's do this.