Tags » Writing Advice

Every Day as a Writer Shouldn't Feel Like Monday

For many, writing is a hobby. A creative outlet. Something enjoyable to pass the time.

For many others, writing is all of those things — but it’s also work. 589 more words

Meg Dowell

Writing Tip

National Poetry Month

I forgot that April is national poetry month. ¬†When I worked as a children’s librarian in public libraries, we tied our book displays and programming to the event. 208 more words

Writing Tips

The Change of Scene

Some writers like to use their chapter transitions to change the scene, like scenes in a script. In this case the chapters are often short but can vary in length because it depends on how long it takes the action to play out in that scene. 590 more words


Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #74 - How to Love Your Characters

You’ve probably heard “If you love your characters, so will your readers”, implying that your love will show in your writing and (so to speak) infect your readers. 49 more words

Writing Tips & Prompts

Writing Masterclass: Writing Prompts

Before I had started my weekly writing prompt I barely wrote a word. If I wasn’t writing my manuscript then I saw no point in writing and it seemed like a waste of time. 572 more words

Writing Blog

Revision: Life After the Second Draft

Yesterday was a monumental day for me. I finally finished the second draft of my novel.

After a pile of bland, unusable bleh that was the first draft ( 908 more words


This Story is For You

I want to tell you a story.

It’s a story that starts with tattoos, but it’s not about them. Or, not *just* about tattoos.

Bear with me. 954 more words