Do I need an outline? Do I have to develop a character questionnaire? Where do I start? So many questions, so many conflicting answers out there. I have good news and bad news. The bad news is that I don’t have a correct answer for the above questions. The good news is that it doesn’tContinue reading “Developing A Writing Process”
Say hello to summer as we welcome June 2020 with these free, downloadable wallpapers. Keep accountable for your June goals with a handy calendar and make the most of this month! Stay inspired, friends!
This topic of self-doubt is important to me because it is one that I personally fight with on a seemingly daily basis. There is always that doubt monster tugging my gut, constricting my circulatory system, or chipping away in the back of my brain. STEP 1: Self-doubt can often lead to things like writer’s block.Continue reading “Wrestling with the Self-Doubt Monster: A Five-Step Guide”
There, Their, They’re… Grammar isn’t that hard– right? As a writer whose preference is to thought dump, write unfiltered, and just throw words onto a page–– sometimes I do so at the cost of flawless grammar. Hey, I’m only human! My favorite grammar tool in my writers tool-kit is my Grammar Girl Presents The UltimateContinue reading “My Top Ten Grammar Mistakes”
5 Ways to Create a Writing Routine: I would never wake up and say, Hmm today feels like a great day to run a marathon, let’s just go for it! Similarly, becoming a writer is as simple as one day waking up and saying, Today, I am going to write a book. I hear itContinue reading “My Love-Hate Relationship with Self-Discipline”
Good god, why is it 5 a.m.? And why will my brain not shut off? I regret every sip of caffeine from the day before. I curse the sun for sleeping in later than me. But then after tossing through the day’s to-do list, wondering if I still have Cheerios left in the pantry, andContinue reading “Where I Get Writing Inspiration”
May is going to be your month to absolutely crush it! Enjoy some writing inspiration and keep yourself accountable to a calendar with these free, downloadable tech background for either you phone or your computer!
Instead of watching Frozen 2 for the millionth time, I decided to nurse my #Frozenfever by cracking open a book. A Frozen Heart, by Elizabeth Rudnick, is a plain and simple novelization of Frozen. But it is made more interesting by having alternating POV chapters between two characters: Princess Anna (my girl) and Prince Hans…ofContinue reading “The Medium Mashup of the Frozen Franchise”
I have heard it is a very good place to start. But the road to writing a novel is terrifying. It can be particularly daunting when I am looking back and forth between a blank document and my boyfriend’s copy of Infinite Jest. Come on, that thing has thousands of pages. How do writers knockContinue reading “Start at the Very Beginning”