by Lauren Sapala Age can be a touchy topic for artists of all types. There’s a glamorous myth that says all the geniuses come into their talent at a young age, and by the time they’re 30 they have already reached astonishing heights of prowess. But like so many other sexy tales that figure… Read More Becoming a Writer in Your 40s, 50s, and Beyond
by Michael Cristiano As I’m sure you know, dear readers (or Mom… Hi, Mom!), I’ve come to a couple realizations over the past year or so since the release of my first novel. The biggest revelation, the one where I decided to go back to writing for myself, I’ve written about extensively already, and you… Read More Dear Writer: STOP Releasing So Many Novels!
Hello everyone! I’m rolling out a new function on this website that I’m pretty excited about. I think it’s a great opportunity to get quality, yet discounted, services to the authors who really need it. It’s a Half Price Gift Certificate campaign. I went to multiple authorly service providers and asked them to… Read More Half Price Gift Certificate Event!
by Kyle Massa Writing’s always fun when you have something to write. But when the well runs dry, you might find that you’ve got writer’s block. But what is writer’s block? Is it even a real phenomenon? And if it is, what can we do about it?
by Katie McCoach Dictionary.com defines “cliffhanger” as: — n 1. A melodramatic adventure serial in which each installment ends in suspense in order to interest the reader or viewer in the next installment.
by Teagan Berry A little while ago I finished up the first draft of a manuscript. Since then, I’ve tried (and failed) multiple times to pick up another unfinished first draft of a project that’s been sitting around for the past few months. Needless to say, it hasn’t gone well. I’ve maybe managed to… Read More Overcoming the Post-Project Funk
by Kate Colby So writing is your creative calling, your life’s purpose, your ultimate joy. Congratulations! You’re part of (in my totally unbiased opinion) one of the best groups of people in the world. You know it, I know it — and yet, your friends and family don’t. After all, what’s so special about being a writer? Literally… Read More How to Be Taken Seriously as a Writer