by Morgan S. Hazelwood Who Else Is There? Writers know all about our main character–they’re the focus of our story. Often, the story is told in their voice. But what about everyone else? Unless you’re writing a person-versus-nature like Hatchet, you’re probably going to have other characters.
by Michael Corkery at The New York Times Walmart is making a circuitous and belated push into the digital book market, teaming up with a Japanese company to sell e-books and audiobooks. The deal with Rakuten, an e-commerce giant based in Japan, will allow Walmart to start selling digital books on its website… Read More Walmart Makes a Late Entry Into the E-Book Market
by Sheree Crawford Writing can pay. No seriously. Ok, so the average author earns less than the Living Wage (hell, they sometimes earn less than the Minimum Wage), but the great thing about writing is that it’s a versatile skill that can be applied to so many situations. A few conversations with followers about just how… Read More How to Not be a “Starving Writer”
by ARHuelsenbeck Have you ever found yourself stranded in Creative Badlands? You know, that parched place where you are just so dry that nothing trickles from your pen? Or what you write is so uninspired that it puts you to sleep? Sometimes it helps to get away. A writers’ retreat could be just the boost… Read More How to Hold a Writers’ Retreat
by Pekoeblaze Although this is an article about creativity in general, I’m probably going to have to start by talking about computer games for a while. This is mainly because, as regular readers of this site know, I mostly play old games and/or low-budget indie games these days. Anyway, one of the interesting… Read More Why Not Having Your Story Made Into A Movie Can Be a Good Thing
Hi all! As a brand new development, I’ve worked out a new addition to A Writer’s Path Writers Club. The club now features free book cover design for all members, provided by Infinity Flower Publishing!
by Destine Williams How do we get our word counts from measly 1k and 2k a day to numbers like 4k and above? Now I had to do a lot of testing and experimentation for this post. I started with about 2000 words and brought my word count up 500 extra words daily… Read More 4 Mistakes That Keep You From Being More Productive
by Whitney Carter Hubby and I started playing Pathfinder once a week shortly after we lost Eevee. I think it was the only thing our friends knew to do to keep us from completely retreating into ourselves and it worked well, all things considered. We’ve gotten to the point where there are four… Read More Words Every Fantasy Writer Should Know
by Meg Dowell Are you an easily distracted writer? I could make this post very short and sweet and tell you to get off the internet and just write already, but that doesn’t always solve your problem. I’ve greatly improved my ability to concentrate over the past few months, which has made me… Read More Tips to Help You Concentrate While Writing