Being a Better Writer: Character Development and Character Growth

  by Max Florschutz   Characters. There’s no force more central to any story you tell. Be it a run-and-gun thriller or a dramatic love dodecahedron, a tale focused around a lone wanderer exploring a crumbling city or a baker expanding her rivalry with a butcher (that last one sounds like a potential rom-com, doesn’t… Read More Being a Better Writer: Character Development and Character Growth

Creativity in Editing: A Good or Bad Thing?

  by Andrea Lundgren   This is part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group blog-hop, designed to help encourage authors and foster discussions about writing topics across the internet and the world. This month’s question is, “Besides writing, what other creative outlets do you have?” This is actually a very applicable topic, because my other… Read More Creativity in Editing: A Good or Bad Thing?

Yes, Writers, it is Possible to Get Past Your Fear of Marketing Yourself as an Author

  by Lauren Sapala   By and large, the biggest problem I run into with struggling authors is the challenge they have around marketing themselves. I hear a lot of different reasons for this: “I’m too introverted.” “I hate anything that has to do with sales.” “I don’t want to be fake or phony,” etc.… Read More Yes, Writers, it is Possible to Get Past Your Fear of Marketing Yourself as an Author