There's a saying, that if you are going to critique someone you should first walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when they get mad, you're a mile away and you have their shoes. But, what do their shoes look like? Are they wearing sneakers? Heels? Work boots? What color are they? What kind … Continue reading Your Readers’ Shoes
If you are a writer then you most likely love to read. That's probably how you fell in love with the idea of writing, by wanting to tell your own story, right? Here's the thing, wanting to tell a story and wanting to write are very different. You can love to read, love stories, and … Continue reading Do You Want To Write?
If you've seen my YouTube mini series of Author Interviews, you'll know that I'm a firm believer that there is more than one writing process and no writer writes the same way. With that being said, let me introduce you to a new exercise I've been trying out that's been working really well. It's called … Continue reading The Fast Draft
We call ourselves writers and we participate in the act of writing, but what exactly is it? Writing is communication. When we write stories, we are communicating a message to the reader. When we write nonfiction, we are communicating facts to the reader. When we write poetry, we are communicating descriptions to the reader. No … Continue reading What Is Writing?
Do you use novel writing help services? I was curious about the different options that are available for those who have a story to tell but don't have the time, patience, or skill to write it, so I googled it. If you have trouble writing, there is always the option of using a ghostwriter or … Continue reading Novel Writing Help
As a writer, I love to learn new writing tips and practice them in order to become a better writer. I publish as many writing tips as I can for my fellow authors, but I love learning from the greatest writers of all time and I found an awesome source that I want to share … Continue reading Writing Tips From The Greatest!
Writing is not a competitive sport. We can learn a lot from other writers and their processes. I interviewed 12 writers on my Author Interviews YouTube channel that gives a lot of good insight into how different writers go about their projects, but now I want to get written answers about the EQ of writers. … Continue reading Questions For Writers
Everyone is on the go nowadays and some barely have time to write. So, what's the solution? Write while you're out (on your phone). With the right app, you can write while you're waiting in line at the grocery store, or getting your oil changed, or having your morning coffee. Below are some helpful apps … Continue reading Apps for Writers
An amazing writing exercise that can build your word count for your manuscript is an express writing session. As many as you can actually. An express writing session is exactly what it sounds like. Start a timer for 10 minutes (or whatever your time preference is) and write as much as you can, as fast … Continue reading Express Writing Sessions
If you want to be an author, you have to write like it's your job. That can be difficult to do with no deadlines and guidelines. It's up to you to make sure you write on a daily basis and schedule your time effectively if you ever want to finish that book. Accountability partners are … Continue reading Self-Discipline for the Win