Imposter Syndrome

Everyone is SO much better at writing than I am! Familiar internal monologue complaint? Felt the compassion-pressure of measuring up to others whom you believe are ‘natural’ writers? Who do I think I am??? A fraud! These feelings are known as impostor syndrome, or what psychologists often call ‘impostor phenomenon’. An estimated 70% of people experienceContinue reading “Imposter Syndrome”

Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Jennifer Juniper Montero

We met some fantastic authors/artists/writers through Indie Blu(e)’s anthology: But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Super Heroes Battling Invisible Illness. This was a hard anthology to work on. People suffering from invisible illness are incredibly strong but also tired of suffering. The journey to get thisContinue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Jennifer Juniper Montero”

Do you really have to work at being an author?

Back in the good-ole-days, which really weren’t; authors had to work hard! Imagine typing out a manuscript by hand, only to have to type out several versions with each edit? Physically having copies made, then mailing around the world, for an answer that may never come. With the advent of technology you’d think it becameContinue reading “Do you really have to work at being an author?”

Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Emily Rose Cole

The incredible Emily Rose Cole stunned the Indie Blu(e) authors with her submissions to our anthology But You Don’t Look Sick (for sale HERE). Emily’s writing is just so superlative, it’s almost impossibly good. We absolutely loved her work, she was a stand-out from the very first read and consequently Indie Blu(e) nominated Emily’s writingContinue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Emily Rose Cole”

Got snow? Get books!

One expected boon to inclement weather is the rarified opportunity to sit in front of a roaring fire in your favorite jammies and tuck up with a good book and a hot drink. What makes a good book? A memorable book? It’ll vary because our tastes vary but among the most popular ‘must haves’ are:Continue reading “Got snow? Get books!”