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Coming Aug. 20th... Burnout

You know the feeling.

You’re on a roll. Or you’re on deadline. You’re living and breathing the story as your schedule allows. And then…burnout.

Whether it manifests for you as writer’s block, sickness, physical pain, or just mental exhaustion, burnout is something we need to watch out for no matter where we are in our writing careers. 23 more words

Writing

ICYMI: You did it! Now what? Storify

If you weren’t able to catch last Sunday’s chat on hitting goals and next steps, RWchat co-host C.L. Polk created a Storify highlight reel. We celebrated each other’s writing career accomplishments and talked about leveling up. 36 more words

Romance Writers

Using a Bullet Journal for Revisions

(Originally posted in the RWA-NYC Keynotes April newsletter. Reposting here by popular demand.)

In mid-December, I decided to enter the Golden Heart® contest. The deadline was January 11th. 689 more words

Writing

RWA Chapter Contest Data

Contests are something of a hot topic. Some writers don’t see the point of them, while others are hesitant to break out of the safety of the contest circuit. 2,460 more words

Writing

Coming August 6th... You did it! Now what?

We talk a lot about goal setting. But what happens after you’ve set your goal and met your goal? How do you determine what your next steps should be? 31 more words

Writing

RWA 2017 Overview

I had a wonderful time at #RWA17, the Romance Writers of America national conference. The site rotates each year, and this time it relocated to Orlando, Florida at a hotel not far from our condo there. 360 more words

The Writing Life

ICYMI: Author FOMO Storify

If you weren’t able to catch last Sunday’s chat on the fear of missing out, RWchat co-host C.L. Polk created a Storify highlight reel. We talked about the networking, social media, and publishing options authors might worry they’re missing out on, along with the big money things that might keep us up at night, and the genres we wish we had time to expand into. 17 more words

Romance Writers