Are You Good Enough?

Writers continually question themselves. Is this idea worth pursuing? Are my characters realistic? Is this plot twist surprising? Could I have worked harder to hit my word count? One of the most frustrating questions they ask is, Am I good enough? It’s frustrating because there isn’t a straight-up answer. There’s no test you can take... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

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 →

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 →

Social Media for Writers: Instagram

This is the second 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 Instagram. Instagram My number one social media tip is to ease into it. I started with just one platform and that was Instagram. I’ve... 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 →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

AuthorDodd

Author website for Samantha Dodd creator of the Never Forget fiction novel

Tea and Turned Pages

Book Reviews and More

Morgan Hazelwood: Writer In Progress

Sharing Writing Tips and Writerly Musings

Douglas W. T. Smith

An Australian Fantasy Writer

Speculative stories

Musings from MH Thaung

jules ray

it's jules, not jewels.

Writing by Ailbhe

Creative writing and musings

dreamingscot

Emily attempts to write things

Stranger Paths

poems & stories, book available on Amazon

A Daydreamer's View of Reality

VenZenix-Daydreamer, Storyteller, Aspiring Author, YouTube Vlogger

Nin Chronicles

Where Fiction, Poetry, & Parenting Mingle

Ginny O.

The Author With No Last Name: Writing, Fashion, Action Movies, and Gingersnaps

Rambles, writing and amusing musings

Smile! laugh out loud! enjoy the following

Thoughts by Mello-Elo

Books, Poems, Stories...and a cup of coffee, or two!

TheKingsKidChronicles

Travels and Topics

RKCAPPSCOM

Originality is hard

Tory Hunter Books

My name is Tory Hunter. I write novels.

C.D. Hersh

Two hearts ... creating everlasting love stories

Rebecka Jäger

The author of an action-packed post-apocalyptic thriller with a flavor of arctic magic