It’s Okay to Make Mistakes

Some days we just need to hear those words. Lately I have been coining Newbie to Novelist’s catchphrase as “I’m making the mistakes so you don’t have to.” As much as I love to be a wealth of information about all sorts of writerly topics and information, I don’t know everything and I make aContinue reading “It’s Okay to Make Mistakes”

Finding Your Heart Draft: with Guest Author Emily Rooke

Based on the title of this article, you might be wondering… what the heck is a heart draft? Well, I will allow my guest author, Emily Rooke, to tell it. But before we dive into her insightful brilliance, I wanted to share my own words of encouragement. Writing a book, even if it’s just theContinue reading “Finding Your Heart Draft: with Guest Author Emily Rooke”

Why I’m not Writing…

There seems to be one common struggle that all writers face (and face rather often). That struggle is reaching a point when writing where you are just stuck. In the spirit of NaNoWriMo 2020, I decided to explore what’s going on when writer’s block hits. The insufferable writer’s block is a plague upon the creativeContinue reading “Why I’m not Writing…”