Write To Your Strengths

When you're a writer, you love writing. You'd have to or else you'd choose something else because even though you love it, writing is hard. Creative. Fulfilling. Soul saving. But hard. And as a writer, you discover writing a book isn't all rewards of chocolate, days of café writing fueled by exotic coffee concoctions, or... Continue Reading →

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Series Bible: What To Include And Why Writers Should Have One

Not content with writing just one book, some writers tackle a series. I did this for the first manuscript I decided to write seriously (either bravely or stupidly, I still haven't decided), and one thing I learned was that it pays to have a series bible. A series bible is a document made up of... Continue Reading →

4 Writer Reminders

There's so much to learn when writing a book, and even more to master when editing. Not only do you have to be proficient in structuring plots, invoking the five senses, adding tension, writing realistic dialogue, and showing instead of telling, you also need to know what words to delete and which darlings to revive.... Continue Reading →

How To Be An Expert Typo Hunter

You've got to be a lot of things when you're a writer. Not only do you need to craft characters and worlds from nothing, bring together a cohesive story, and take hundreds of random words and arrange them into sentences that make sense, you also need to check those sentences for mistakes. But when you've... Continue Reading →

Synopsis Do’s And Don’ts

So you've done it! Created your characters, planned a world, plotted a story, and turned them into a whole book. It was hard. It took years. It filled your soul, and it stretched your sanity. It was one of the best things you've ever done and one of the worst—or so you thought. As many... Continue Reading →

Writing Tips For Great Scenes

If the thought of writing a novel freaks you out, first, know you're not alone. Second, this seemingly huge task is not as overwhelming as you think it is. Sure, you have to come up with characters, plot lines, unique ideas, master show, don't tell, and learn how to use commas properly. And it could take... Continue Reading →

Pleased To Let You Know…

If you've been following my blog since the start, i.e. the simpler time of June 2017, you'll know one of my early posts was about the first rejection I received. After Careful Consideration... was the opening line for the rejection and are words that still haunt me to this day. I'd received said rejection February 2016,... Continue Reading →

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