What is a writing warm-up, you may ask? Easy. Similar to any other warm-up, it’s a free-write. A word vomit. It works the writing muscle to keep it strong.
In May 2020, I started what would become my first complete novel. I was thrilled with the achievement, as one is when accomplishing the massive undertaking of writing an entire book. Almost exactly a year later, I received the work back from a developmental editor who TORE IT APART. As in, basically said it had…
If you’re making income on your writing, you’re going to have to pay taxes– good-ole American life. I know, taxes are terrible. But thankfully, there are a number of tax deductions for writers you can claim on your tax return to help you save a bit of money.
So, you want a successful freelancing career. Or maybe you’re looking to be paid for your passion. Whether you’re guest posting or aiming for a staff writing position, there are a few key elements you must include when crafting a publication pitch.
We’ve been planning for months and trying to figure out how to formalize some of the things we’ve been doing in our group for the past year. Our community is incredibly supportive, growing larger by the day. But we wanted to provide our members more. Enter: Moms Who Write on Patreon!
A group could be in person or online; the group may meet once a month or once a week–whatever meets the needs and desires of the members. However they choose to meet, what matters most is a commitment to building each other up and to help hone skills and grow community.
One of our favorite book planning programs at Moms Who Write is Plottr. You’ve probably heard of these writing tools, maybe you’re familiar with Plottr specifically. Maybe you even bought it but you’re not sure what to do with it.
In book publishing, there are 5 major types of editors you’ll come across. It’s important to understand the function of each so you can make informed decisions on which you need and when you need them.
Now, the pay for your short works most likely won’t be life-changing, especially not right away. Though, when you consider the time needed to create these pieces, it’s a no-brainer; why not earn extra cash for your writing.