Author Tips



These tips are to help the aspiring or stagnant author eliminate making the statement,
"I wish I had known or done that before." They are a compilation of my own experiences
and what works for me, as well as resources I've come across along my journey.
Check back periodically for more.

Tip #1:

Pray. Ask God for the wisdom, time, discernment, and discipline to find the balance necessary to write.
Without Jesus, everything we do is nothing. (John 15:5)

Tip #2:

Use whatever you have around you––phone, tablet, voice recorder, scrap pieces of paper, etc.––to note ideas as they come to you.
Don't worry about how it will fit into your story. That will come.

Tip #3:

Commit to transferring those ideas above to one document on a regular basis and back it up.

Tip #5:

Start thinking about your target audience and book promotion now. Several websites provide free book promotion and marketing tips,
which is very helpful in writing your vision and plotting your goals. is one that provides a wealth of resources.

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Meet the Author

Imbroglio is my exciting debut. Birthed as catharsis during a tumultuous time in my life, I penned this story for others like me in search of an undying love. I'm currently working on the next phase of this project to bring to fruition an audio book, a book trailer and, for those who want to watch it on the big screen, a feature film. What's after that? The sequel, of course!... I mean, perhaps... LEARN MORE >

The Story. Defined.

im·bro·glio / im-‘brōl-yō / n. (pl. -lios)
1) A perplexing and intricate state of affairs: Shannon Moore––professional, headstrong, and blazing her own path––starts doubting the solidity of her life and future when a charming encounter and a chain of perplexing events overtake her. Ensnared in love, lust, and a spiritual odyssey among unsavory dealings, she plunges into a heart-racing journey of intricate twists and turns, and her dangerous state of affairs provokes more questions than answers.
2) A complicated situation: She's plagued by the warnings: “Don't get involved in something you really don’t want to be a part of” and “Things aren't always what they seem...” Throughout the imbroglio, she clamors for freedom in the form of salvation and love, both of which have been strangers far too long. SEE MORE

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• Category: Romantic Suspense

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