by Lindsey Richardson Let’s talk about the 7 month break I took from writing. That’s right… 7 months. It was my longest to date break from writing. And the break happened for several reasons. The kind of reasons where I just didn’t have the proper inspiration or passion to write.
Hi all! It’s been due time for me to publish a book under my personal name, so here you are. I’ve been focusing on a pen name for a while, but that’s no excuse. I had the urge to write in a post-apocalyptic (which apparently is a difficult word to spell) world, and it… Read More New Release! Shadows of Tomorrow: 2 Post-Apocalyptic Short Stories
by AR Huelsenbeck I read a lot of blogs. I follow nearly 300, and I check out new blogs all the time. If you follow me or you’ve left a comment on ARHtistic License or you’ve tweeted something that interested me, I’ve probably taken a look at your blog. There are thousands of… Read More 12 Worst Blogging Mistakes
by Andrea Lundgren I’ve been thinking about how we humans clean things up. Sometimes, we do it begrudgingly, sometimes compulsively. How we feel (and how close we are to a deadline) usually determines whether our efforts are frantic or methodical. When rushed or pressured, we can get rid of stuff we really should’ve… Read More How Your Emotional State Can Affect Your Editing
by Michael Cristiano Not being able to write is a sad fact of life for a writer. There’s laundry to do, there’s food to cook, there’s sleep to be had. Worse, I have this pesky illness that eats up a lot of my time. I toil day in and day out to keep… Read More 15 Thoughts Every Writer Has When They Aren’t Writing
by Doug Lewars Either a villain is fleeing from the forces of law-and-order or your hero is fleeing from overwhelming danger, but in either case you need a chase scene. Any form of transportation can be used and the overall structure of the narrative will be reasonably uniform although the specifics will change… Read More How to Write an Effective Chase Scene
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by Kyle Massa Show, don’t tell. If you’ve ever taken a writing course of any kind, you’ve probably heard that phrase. If you haven’t, the meaning is pretty simple: don’t come out and tell your readers everything they need to know. Instead, show them examples and specific situations that support what you’re trying… Read More When to Show and When to Tell
It’s Easy! …says no indie author ever. The truth is it is indeed downright terrifying when any author first looks at it. Yes, this includes traditionally published authors. They are still required to market their work. As a matter of fact, you have to do more than you think. However for the purpose… Read More How to Navigate Book Marketing 101
by Katie McCoach The other week I attended the Romance Writers of America annual conference in San Antonio, TX. This was not only my first time at the Romance Writers of America conference, but my first time at any writing conference ever. Attending a writers’ conference is something I’ve always had in my… Read More 16 Things I Learned Attending My First Writers Conference (RWA)