Jan Stafford Kellis

Welcome to my  Resource Room!

Tips, tricks and miscellany I use to help me write, keep writing, and publish books.


Mini-Video Series: Write Your Book Using My Snap Sequence Method

In this video series, I share the method I’ve developed to write books. Each video illustrates one short step, or snap, within the book-writing sequence. Click on a video title to get started. Grab a notebook and your favorite pen–you might start composing your book today!

Video #1: Story Origin

Video #2: Create a Codex

Video #3: Start a Scrivener File

Video #4: Where to Write: Your Writing Kit

Video #5: Your Writing Habit

Video #6: My Favorite Books About Writing

How Writing a Book Compares to a Road Trip


If you’re a writer, consider joining the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association (UPPAA). We have an annual June conference in Marquette, Michigan guaranteed to inspire you to put ink on paper. Learn more about us at uppaa.org.

Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association