by Teagan Berry I don’t know why, but for some reason when writing a trilogy I find the second book the hardest. Book One is simple. Introduce the characters, establish their working relationships with one another, and tease the big, BIG conflict which will happen two books from now.
Hello everyone! Winter is pretty much here, so it’s time to take a look back to check out the top writing tips posts of this past fall. Feel free to click any of the links below to take a read. Results are calculated by page views.
by Christopher Slater I would be completely shocked if I am alone in saying this, but I am way too busy! I mean completely, totally, don’t-know-how-I’ll-ever-get-caught-up busy. As a parent, a husband, a teacher, and a writer, I have found myself with far too many projects, requirements, requests, and desires to do all of… Read More How to Set Your Writing Priorities
by Kelly D. Smith Recently I did something I never thought I would do. I queried an agent. See, there are so many options out there for authors that I never really thought it would be worth it for me (personally) to bother. So I just figured I’d always stick to just submitting… Read More How to Write a Query Letter to a Literary Agent
by Meg Dowell Looking for new writing opportunities to boost your income, exposure and/or establish relationships with organizations you want to support? Here are some tips for finding and taking advantage of writing opportunities online – both volunteer and paid partnerships. I’ve only been freelancing since January, but I started my writing career five… Read More How to Find New Freelance Writing Opportunities
by Andrea Lundgren If you do an online search for “pantsers” and “plotters,” you’ll find that a great deal has been said about writing techniques and the pros and cons of being a pantser–one who writes by the seat of one’s pants–and being a plotter who charts everything ahead of time. And personally, being… Read More Tolkien and Lewis: Pantser Vs. Plotter