NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month. In short, you write 50k words in 30 days, averaging 1,667 words per day for the entire month of November. Yeah, it sounds intense. It sounds gimmicky. But, for a lot of people, the camaraderie, competition, and accountability are enough to push them over the finish line. I’m one…
Tag: writing tips
How to write a great villain everyone loves to hate
Every story needs a relatable villain we believe. If you’re wondering how to write a great villain that everyone will love to hate, then read on, friend!
Back to School: How to ease in, adjust and regroup
Summer is hard for parents. It may take time to ease back into writing life again when the kids go back to school. That’s okay. Give yourself the time you need.
Can writing distractions help you write better?
Writing distractions are bad–right? Maybe not always. There are a few pleasant distractions I use to help me stay on track with my writing goals. Take a look!
Writing with ADHD and creative solutions to staying focused
Writing with ADHD can seem a bit frustrating and time-consuming. But don’t worry! There are tips and solutions to this problem to get that creativity flowing.
Why accepting writing feedback makes your book stronger
Have you ever received book feedback that maybe wasn’t your favorite? You don’t have to take it all, but you don’t want to discount every critique. Here’s why.
Clever tricks to writing with kids at home for the summer
The kids are home for the summer—oh boy. For those of you who had those lovely hours while the kids were in school to write, now what? These little beings will be around every corner, begging for snacks and fighting and making messes and asking for help for things you know they can do with…
Copyright Basics for Writers: How to Know What to Use
Copyright laws can be a slippery slope. So, we’ve decided to discuss some copyright basics for writers in an effort to clarify what can and cannot be used in our writing
The basics of blog writing and how to put it together
We get it, blogging is not for everyone. But I think blog writing is a little more simple than a lot of writers believe. Welcome to the basics of blog writing!
How to diagnose a scene to end writer’s block
Sometimes writer’s block isn’t about what’s in front of you. Sometimes, it’s what’s already written, holding you back. Let’s diagnose a scene.