Book covers can be the last thing you think about as an author, but ultimately, they’re the first thing your readers will see. So how do you find a book cover that will perfectly complement the story you’ve written, edited, and worked so hard to create? These days, there are plenty of options. You… Read More 5 Things to Look For in a Book Cover
by Felicity Annora Hello! And welcome back to the wonderfully, weird corner of the internet. YO GIRL IS BACK WITH A WRITING POST. So before I jump into this headfirst, there’s been some general franticness in the air for writers as NaNoWriMo fast approaches. Me and a friend have been wanting to co-write… Read More The Benefits of Co-Writing
by Lauren Sapala For the longest time I had major problems doing revisions on my writing. It seemed so easy for everyone else. Why was it so hard for me? Of course, I also had trouble writing. I hardly ever experienced that state of “effortless flow” everyone talked about, in which the words… Read More Stuck with Your Story? Why You Keep Hitting Walls and Dead Ends in Your Writing
by Liam Cross As writers, we’re often referred to as some of the strangest, most misunderstood members of society, and it’s a theme that has certainly carried down from generation to generation. It’s probably to do with the creative lifestyle – always obsessing over a project and never being able to properly switch… Read More 3 Struggles Only a Writer Will Understand
by ARHuelsenbeck Disclaimer: I do not have an agent, but I am looking for one, and I have accumulated a lot of information in the process which I am willing to share so that you don’t have to reinvent the wheel.
by Michael Cristiano When it comes to writing, there is nothing more daunting than writing a novel. Okay, maybe attempting to write a saga of twelve novels is a little bit more daunting, but let’s stick to just one for now. In my opinion, writing a novel is a little more difficult than say… Read More 4 Misconceptions About Writing a Novel
by Doug Lewars If you want to become a better writer, become a better editor. If you want to become a better editor, edit work that is not your own. I recently joined a local writers’ group and was requested to comment on various extracts from group members completed and in-progress work. I… Read More The Importance of Editing