How to Handle Writer Jealousy

  by Kate M. Colby We’ve all been there. Your classmate’s story is praised in workshop, while yours is torn apart. “Poorly written” romances dominate best-seller lists, while your science fiction novel languishes in Amazon’s 2,000,000 ranking spot. The author you follow on Instagram posts their third cover reveal this year, while you struggle to finish your manuscript.

9 Must-Have Tools for Writers Conferences

  by Jacqui Murray It’s summer, time for writers to recharge our cerebral batteries. That could mean reading, going on field trips, spending time with online PLNs, or taking calls from family members who usually end up at voicemail. For many, it means attending conferences like Writers Digest Conference August 12-14 and the Writers’ Police Academy… Read More 9 Must-Have Tools for Writers Conferences

7 Reasons Why You Should Outline Your Novel DURING Revision

  by Kelsie Engen   Today we’re going to talk about how to approach the next revision step: developmental edits. Basically this means addressing the major, structural issues of your WIP before moving on to the minor things. This step comes after you’ve read your first draft, made some comments or jotted down ideas. Of… Read More 7 Reasons Why You Should Outline Your Novel DURING Revision