May Newsletter 2018

May I Say Thank You? A lot is going on, and if it weren’t for YOU, I would be a massive ball of tears. That’s right! No joke, I mean it! Between positive emails of support, Book Reviews to distract me, and even the shout-outs on Social Media have all been a driving force to…

VTMAS No.79: Kids’ First Snow

Leaving in Florida, especially the Orlando area, the chances of seeing snow is very rare. It usually is a timing and even then the teeny tiny specks melt the moment they touch something. There are no words for hearing your little ones ask, “Is it going to snow for Christmas?” “No, honey.” I sigh, this…

Newsletter December 2017

Hello Readers & Fellow Writers! 2017 is coming to a close as we all hunker down for Winter and Holiday preparations and events. I am settling in, after a crazy year of really pushing myself out there. Fall was overwhelming for me, and even for some of you with hurricanes and wildfires tearing up east…

Newsletter October 2017

Hello Readers & Fellow Writers! My goodness! September was a hot mess betweenHurricane Irma flipping Central Florida upside down and then Indie Bookfest 2017 swept me off my feet. Now we’ve already ventured into October and I can’t help but feel I am falling forward with the speed of things unfolding. This month is filled…

Post Indie Bookfest 2017

WOW. I cannot express the amount of fun I had at this event! Whether you are a writer, author, or reader – you should definitely plan to attend in August 2018. In fact, I have signed up again to have a table as a Featured Author next year and look forward to this weekend of…

Are You Coming to Indie Bookfest?

What Is That? Indie Bookfest celebrates Indie, Hybrid, and Traditional Authors and Artists and their freedom of expression. Join some of your favorite Authors for a convention filled with workshops, panels, parties and more! You won’t want to miss the sessions throughout the day, where several panelists will be speaking on a variety of topics…

The Oracle – FREE for Kindle

My birthday wish is to hit #1 or Top 25 Best-selling Book! In celebration of my birthday and my 5th novel release, THE ORACLE will be up for free on Amazon. Below are links to go directly to the book. Be sure to download a copy and let friends and family, reading groups, . Each…

Newsletter August 2017

Hello Readers & Fellow Writers! August is filled with so much that it’s been a flurry of school season going back into full swing and making massive plans for the Fall Season and of course, NaNoWriMo. How are you hanging in there? Hope you all have managed to keep your motivation on the positive side…

Can Fiction Still Teach Us Something Memorable?

Authors often draw inspiration from history and mythology, but how much of this stays with their readers? Are we able to learn about our world through fiction? Orlando, FL:  When a book, game or movie is labeled Historical Fiction we assume there is some underlying truth to the setting, characters, or plot. We are experiencing…

Newsletter July 2017

July is here and I am running out of time, how about you? Lots happening this month and even more preparing to unfold for Fall. From events to book releases to workshops, I am juggling what I can. Regardless, thank you for signing up for the newsletter and know that there is more than news about me inside this blast. I want to expose what events are going on that I am and am not part of, share a little writing advice, and share links to some resources. If you want to sign-up so you never miss one of these, head over to my website (www.WillisAuthor.com) to sign-up via email OR follow my Blog for the post!

PowerPoint from Writing a Novel 101

Once more, I want to thank everyone who came out to attend one, if not all my classes on “Writing a Novel 101” at the Orange County Library in Downtown Orlando. I hope I was able to provide tools, knowledge, and inspiration at some point into each of you. Again, do not hesitate to reach…