by ARHuelsenbeck If you are a reader, you should write book reviews.
by Laura Peters Writing is more than just a passion for some people. For them, it is their career, it is their whole life, and it is something that they are attached to in more ways than one. Although, for some, it is just something that they do to make themselves feel better,… Read More The Freedom to Write Whatever, Wherever is What You Need
by Ryan Lanz “As a writer, I am just an actor in a play, telling a story that needs to be told.” -Rita Webb I hate memorizing lines. In my teens, I had a brush with the acting bug. I enjoyed the thrill of being on stage. The thunder of the… Read More How Writers are Actually Actors
by ARHuelsenbeck What is a manifesto? When I read about writing, one term that often comes up is the writer’s manifesto. That word sends me back to 1995, when the unabomber sent his manifesto to the New York Times. It revives suppressed memories of anarchistic memories and maniacal demands. Why would I want to write a manifesto? What is… Read More Creating Your Writer’s Manifesto
by Shelly Sanders Signing with a traditional publisher is worth the time and sweat it takes to be accepted. After writing ten drafts of my first novel, Rachel’s Secret, and after having the eleventh version rejected by countless agents, the thought of self-publishing seemed pretty enticing. Then, I began to notice the reams… Read More The 6 Things I Learned After Publishing My First Book
by Victor Salinas When I was younger I was absolutely terrified of failure. A lot of times I wouldn’t even try to get out and do things because I didn’t want to mess up. I didn’t want to look like an idiot in front of everyone. To an extent, I still am afraid of failure.… Read More 5 Reasons Why Failure is Better Than Success
by Meg Dowell Everyone wants to be a writer. Not just any kind of writer, either. A successful writer. Everyone wants their name on the New York Times bestseller list. Everyone wants to add “author” to their Twitter bio. Everyone wants to take what they enjoy doing and make a career out of it.… Read More My Top 5 Tips For Launching a Writing Career