It’s time to think up ways you can stay creative even when you aren’t writing!
Some of these activities might even help you find that creative mood again!
I’ve taken the work out of it for you, so now all you have to do is sit down and read this list! :D Read More
You might be in school right now. Or maybe you have your own family. And a job!
BUT THAT DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN’T WRITE YOUR BOOK!
Whaaaat??! Read More
It takes intention and work, but you can do it!! And here are a few tips for you!
Just because we’re often lost in our own little world doesn’t mean that writers don’t want things, too!
Of course we want things!
Like pet dragons.
I’d take a never-ending supply of coffee, too!
Here are a few things that I think would make a perfect gift for any writer in your life (even if it’s you)!
Reward yourself for your most recent writing win with one of these puppies! Read More
So you think you want to self-publish?
Whatever brought you to this point, don’t resent it! Even if you’re only doing this after so many rejections from traditional publishers, it’s okay. This is all part of your writing journey; and self-publishing is becoming more and more accepted and encouraged all the time.
This is all about getting your book out there, the way you want it to be! Read More
A pantser is someone who doesn't outline. You sit down to write without any outlining, barely knowing your own characters and the world they live in.
I used to be a pantser; and that's a perfectly acceptable way to write. I remember the boxed in feeling that an outline used to give me and, wow, I would avoid that at all costs!
Does that sound like you?
And if that's how you feel about outlining, how scary is it that when we rewrite, we should rewrite every single word? (Except the ones we take out, of course!) But go over every last thing to perfect it? Yikes! Read More
You have an idea that you believe in . . . but the reality of it seems too difficult to tackle.
I know that feeling. The overwhelm that makes you want to quit before you’ve even started. It's icky. But guess what?
That belief in your story is step one! Step two is belief in yourself. Read More
If you’re anything like me, you’re always looking for ways to help you write!
Maybe you’re trying to make the time to write. Maybe there are things about the writing process that just baffle and aggravate you.
Writing is a difficult process, full of more difficult processes than meet the eye!
Here are just a few of my favorite writing resources! Read More
It’s all well and good to know what kind of writer you are—but how does this affect your rewriting style?
I think that rewriting will look different for plotters or pantsers, because they’re both vastly different approaches to writing. There are some similarities, sure, but that's just because rewriting is rewriting. :D
This one is for you, plotters! Read More