How To Take A Break From Writing Without Losing Your Motivation

Writing when it's going great makes you feel invincible. The words are flowing, the scenes are coming together. You've solved that one plot hole you didn't think you'd dig your way out of. The dialogue is on-point and your imaginary friends are talking. The muse has even blessed you with an abundance of ideas after... Continue Reading →

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Signs You’re Ready To Move Onto A New Manuscript

If you’re a writer who has typed “The End” on a manuscript, you know it’s just the beginning. There’s still the second draft. Endless edits. Incorporating beta feedback. Re-writing whole sections. Adding or dropping characters. At least five (or more) other drafts—and that’s before you look for agents, tackle the dreaded synopsis, or prepare to... Continue Reading →

6 Things New Writers Get Wrong

When you’re new to writing, it's a thrill of firsts. The first time you give it a serious try. The first time you plan, plot, or name a character. There’s the first time you type “Chapter One”, and the joy of scribbling “The End”. As with doing anything for the first time, you have a lot... Continue Reading →

5 Ways To Always Be Ready To Write

Writing while working, adulting, caring for tiny humans, and running a household often means jotting down sentences between appointments, lunch hours, school pickups, or after the kids are in bed. You know, that one part of the day you have to yourself when all you want to do is to binge watch the latest season... Continue Reading →

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