by Sean Martin I’m frequently asked on Instagram how I write poetry, what’s my technique or creative process and could I offer any tips. I thought it would be easier to therefore compile all the advice I’ve ever given and condense it into a neat little guide for anyone who wants to improve… Read More A Guide to Writing Better Poetry: 5 Ways to Improve as a Poet
by Robert Turner List is current for July 2017. If like a lot of struggling authors you are desperate to get your work sold, why not downscale a little? Try your hand at writing flash fiction or short stories. The sites listed below will pay you for your submissions if they are accepted, you’ll… Read More Six Sites That Pay For Flash Fiction and Poetry
by Jacqui Murray Poetry is not something I’m good at writing, so I enjoy it vicariously through online friends like Audrey Dawn of Oldest Daughter and Red-headed Sister. I’ve been following her for several years and always find her poetry startlingly personal, quick peeks into a world ruled by emotion and heart. I’m way too… Read More 15 Tips for Writing Poetry
Everyone writes, often because they have to. If you’ve fallen in love with writing for pleasure, it’s easy to forget you don’t have to stick to one medium to do it. Just because you spend most of your writing time weaving together short stories doesn’t mean you can’t try your hand at a poem… Read More 3 Ways Keeping a Journal Makes You a Better Writer
Here is an interesting post on some crunchy numbers regarding author earnings in a report that came out January 2015. Check out the full report for information beyond this snippet. What I find interesting is that this report gives some pro-indie and some pro-traditional information. Keep in mind that all the below stats have… Read More January 2015 Author Earnings Report
Hello writers, I found an interesting tidbit that I thought would be a great addition to the Writer’s Toolbox. I put it at the bottom of the “General Writing” category. I’m always on the lookout for neat links to contribute to the Writer’s Toolbox (and if any of you spot something worthy of the list,… Read More New Addition to the Writer’s Toolbox!