Can’t generate inspiration for a new story? Not sure what to write about? Everyone gets ideas a little differently. For some people, the plot is the first thing to develop in their minds. For others, the worldbuilding. For me, it’s characters. But all books start with an idea. And here are some ways to helpContinue reading “How to Find Ideas to Write About”
Author Archives: Hannah Gaudette
Fate of a Prince COVER REVEAL and Announcement
The day has arrived. You all get to see the cover for my new YA fantasy novel, Fate of a Prince. But first . . . . . . let me share the exciting announcement related to this reveal. You guys can support the publishing of this novel on Kickstarter! For my first ever KickstarterContinue reading “Fate of a Prince COVER REVEAL and Announcement”
Number One Reason NOT to Self-Publish
Let’s face it, self-publishing has become hugely popular. I’m an indie author myself. But the decision to self-publish must not be made lightly. If you haven’t decided yourself, I’m not going to get into all the reasons to publish your book on your own (there are many good reasons). Today, I want to talk aboutContinue reading “Number One Reason NOT to Self-Publish”
What They Never Taught You About Hyphens
Hyphens carry a deep dark secret you were never taught. Brain: Ahem. You mean you were never taught. Hush. Yes, I was never taught when NOT to use hyphens. I only learned the secret while tutoring my sixth-grade cousin. As you already know, you use hyphens for situations like this: The blue-black sky lit upContinue reading “What They Never Taught You About Hyphens”
Well, I Read the Book.
I read 500 pages in, like, five days, so, that was fun. I was so excited to read Daican’s Heir, the sixth and final book in the Ilyon Chronicles Series. This series has been hugely impactful in my writing for a very long time. I’m pretty sure I picked it up before book 3 wasContinue reading “Well, I Read the Book.”
Fate of a Prince Cover Reveal SIGN-UPS
You. Guys. I. Am. Flipping. Out. The sign-ups are OPEN for the cover reveal for Fate of a Prince!!!!!! I cannot believe we are finally here. I am in the formatting stage with this book, but the cover is DONE. And I could not be more excited for you all to see it. Speaking ofContinue reading “Fate of a Prince Cover Reveal SIGN-UPS”
How to Format Your Book for Self-Publishing (part one)
Ah, you’ve arrived to it at last. The thrilling portion of self-publishing known as formatting. The delight of all writers, the zenith of our craft (or our patience *cough*). Okay, formatting is, like, the bane of self-publishing. Seriously. And it must be undertaken with a thorough knowledge of proper formatting. I am not going toContinue reading “How to Format Your Book for Self-Publishing (part one)”
Daican’s Heir OUT NOW!
You guys, I am so psyched for the release of the sixth and final book in the Ilyon Chronicles series. I have been in love with this series a very long time, and Jaye’s writing had a profound impact on mine when I was just starting. So, let’s get into it! (There’s an epic giveaway,Continue reading “Daican’s Heir OUT NOW!”
What Are We Holding Onto?
Right before Christmas of 2022, two of our family members passed away. It put the holiday season in a strange and dimmed light. As I contemplated the far-reaching effects of what had happened, I found enormous solace in the reminder that God is still sovereign, still above it all. And yet I found myself askingContinue reading “What Are We Holding Onto?”
Winter of the Bees COVER REVEAL!
Guys, I am STOKED to be joining in the cover reveal for this sweet middle grade novel from Angela R Watts! What is even better is that Angela is campaigning this book on Kickstarter. So keep reading for more information! First, the blurb: Thirteen-year-old Niles Filzbin has a list of problems a mile long: hisContinue reading “Winter of the Bees COVER REVEAL!”