Reviving Your Darlings

"In writing, you must kill all your darlings." ― William Faulkner ― Hands up if you’ve heard, read or shared William Faulkner’s quote about killing your darlings. It’s a common piece of writing advice touted by Faulkner and many other writers in one form or another, including Oscar Wilde and Stephen King—who advised that you... Continue Reading →

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Social Media For Writers: Tips and Advice From An Accidental (Non) Expert

Whether you're self-published or in the hands of a publishing house, being a writer today means that you are expected to have a social media presence. The prospect of having to start and maintain social media accounts can be just as daunting as taking those first tentative steps into submissions. But just as sending off... Continue Reading →

Social Media for Writers: Blogs

This is the first blog in the series: Social Media for Writers. Click here for links to the other blogs, or continue reading to find out my tips and advice for blogs. Blogs Not every writer has a blog, and it’s certainly not a requirement. A blog is a big commitment and I avoided starting... Continue Reading →

The Problem With Perfection

Ask any writer about their best work and they'll gush about it with pride, how long it took to achieve and the countless hours, tears, sweat and frustrations that went into it. Ask them if that now means it's perfect and they'll tell you no. Perfect writing, the kind of writing an author can read... Continue Reading →

4 Ways To Grow As A Writer

Everyone knows that to become a better writer, you need to write more. Practicing the craft does exactly that; allows you to hone your skills of putting words in the right order, building scenes and shaping characters. The more you write, the better you get at it. But better writing isn't the only skill that... Continue Reading →

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