How I Celebrate a Win This post is part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group: a monthly blog hop therapy…
Jeff Gerke’s The First 50 Pages is a writing how-to intended to point out every way you are ruining your manuscript, and then guide you through ways to fix those problems
J.A. George and Samantha the Writer discuss reading, writing and pop culture – and shamelessly plug their own writing. —…
How to optimize free PDF planner stickers for use in Cricut Design Space using Photoshop Elements.
It’s time for more planner stickers. These free planner stickers are designed especially for use with the Cricut cutting machine, and my planner pages. Enjoy.
Just chopping info-dumps into smaller pieces isn’t really that sneaky. The savvy reader will still sense that something isn’t right. Sprinkling world-building randomly into your story is like tossing skittles on top of your tiramisu. It doesn’t solve the real problem. Fortunately, there is a better way
Revising without a plan can lead to hours of wasted effort and frustration. Rather than getting stuck in an endless editing loop, use this novel revision and editing guide to make sure you are doing the right edits in the right order
Why I write Fantasy. This is my first post on the blog hop The Insecure Writers Support Group: a monthly blog hop therapy group for writers.(If you’re here for my writing lessons and have no need for this warm-fuzzy-feeling stuff, I’ll see you on Friday.)
Adding material to your manuscript to solve a problem? The magic fix-it scene rarely works. While these scenes are intended to solve a specific problem, they often cause a host of other issues. But there is a better way
Start with action sounds like simple advice, but making it work takes careful consideration and planning. The opening action sets the tone for your entire story. Make sure yours doesn’t fall into one of these traps.