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I Published My Worst Book: Nate Pruitt

Nate Pruitt published his first book, Creative in God’s Image: Engaging the Creative Good, and has some wonderful advice to share for his fellow writers. It was a pleasure meeting him at the Launch Out conference, and I love his resilient attitude. 739 more words

Curiouser Editing

A Dose of Book Memes and Writing Tips

Well, look who’s finally decided to update the blog with something new. I know, I know, it’s been a while since I’ve put up a post here on Whims from Valadae. 483 more words


Attention: is your website guilty of these infractions?

Let’s face it, no two websites are alike. Some stand out and others, well, let’s just say they’re guilty of the following big three mistakes: 280 more words

Book Promotions

Editing is for Professionals

Hey guys!

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know I recently read a novel I downloaded for free on Amazon.com this week. I believe it was a self-published work, which is great because it had many downloads and was receiving a lot of attention and readership. 250 more words


Why Artists should help other Artists

Are you an artist? A painter, writer, musician? Then I’ve got news for you. If you’re in a position to help someone else, in ANY way possible, you should do it. 390 more words


Tobias free on Kindle!

Hey guys,

Starting Monday, my short horror story Tobias will be FREE for a limited time on Kindle! Please take advantage of the week long promotion, read and review! 14 more words


Republishing: 11 Rookie Mistakes from Authors Who Now Know Better

This was an article I wrote for Confabule.com August 12, 2013. Content for Confabule.com no longer exists; however, I felt this content was valuable. So here you go, WordPress readers, writers, aspirants. 3,636 more words