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Published Articles:



nsswm2017From First Draft to Final

(2017 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market | September 14, 2016 | Editor: Rachel Randall)

Steps to successfully getting from first draft of your work to publication.










wm2017How to Develop an Effective Author Brand

(2017 Writer’s Market | August 31, 2016 | Editor: Robert Lee Brewer)

Tips on building an effective author brand.











nsswmA Driving Force

(2016 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market | September 8, 2015 | Editor: Rachel Randall)

Unlocking character motives.










writersmarketBuilding Relationships in the Publishing Business

(2016 Writer’s Market | September 3, 2015 | Editor: Robert Lee Brewer)

Tips on building relationships between author-author, author-reader, author-blogger, and author-editor.









GTSP2015Book Cover, Cover Text, Interior (REPRINT)

(Writer’s Market 2015 Guide to Self-Publishing | November 4, 2014 | Editor: Robert Lee Brewer)

Providing advice to self-published authors looking for information about properly and professionally acquiring and editing book covers, cover text and interior text.








GTSP2014Book Cover, Cover Text, Interior

(Writer’s Market 2014 Guide to Self-Publishing | October 31, 2013 | Editor: Robert Lee Brewer)

Providing advice to self-published authors looking for information about properly and professionally acquiring and editing book covers, cover text and interior text.








 Published Guest Posts:

The Elementary Marketing Tactic You Don’t Know You’re Missing

(Be a Freelance Blogger | August 24, 2013 | Editor: Sophie Lizard)

Giving tips to freelance bloggers on how staying consistent in certain areas and with certain decisions is a great way to market oneself and one’s work.


8 Ways to Generate Blogging Ideas

( | July 15, 2013 | Editor: Sophie Lizard)

Having a hard time coming up with new and interesting blog post ideas?

Looking for a new slant on an existing topic, or even something more original to blog about?

Been there. Maybe we all have.

Here are 8 ways to generate some fresh blogging ideas no matter what field you’re in.

How Your Past Mistakes Can Make You a Go-To Blogger

(Be a Freelance Blogger | April 3, 2013 | Editor: Sophie Lizard)

We all make mistakes.

Most people learn from their own mistakes. Some learn from other people’s mistakes.

Why is this important?

This is one way you become an authority, a go-to person, an expert.


Sophie LizardSophie Lizard

Freelance Writer, Blogger, Copywriter, Editor, and founder of

“Having worked with Leslie Lee Sanders both as an editor and as a mentor, I’m happy to recommend her for her unfailingly pleasant demeanour and her dedication to getting the job done. She’s a hard-working writer who takes professional self-development seriously, so I have no doubt she will continue to bring new skills to the table as well.”


 Other Online Articles:


How to Earn Recognition as a Writer

(Via Hubpages)

fameWhen asked the question, “What can a writer do to get noticed?” Some people may simply answer . . . write. They believe that all a writer must do for a little recognition is to write and write a lot and eventually you would have so many books or articles that someone is bound to recognize you.

Yes, writing is important as a writer and definitely one of the first things you should do, but you also must write well. Many newbies forget this rule. It is one thing to be known as “that woman who writes stories that pulls you in,” verses “that chick who uses the word agenda too much.” …



Want Others to Take You Seriously as a Writer? This is a Must.

(Via Hubpages)

compWhat your competition failed to share with you out of fear.

So you want to be a writer. You have several blogs and networking sites where you display your work proudly and are in need of some feedback and recognition.

You believe that you have it in you to write some of the best content and you can’t wait to prove to the world, your friends and your fellow writers that you are a writer. If this is you, keep this one rule in mind.

Write great and write great stuff.





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