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Solution Saturday: I’m Not a Good Enough Writer

We all have those days when we just don’t feel like what we’re writing is good enough. It’s a natural part of the writing process; a little bit of doubt here and there helps us remember we’re not perfect, and we still have a lot to learn. 460 more words

Meg Dowell

lynettedavis reblogged this on Memoir Notes and commented:

Writing a full-length book can be challenging. Here are three practical solutions to motivate you to keep writing.

Brain to Books Blog Tour Joshua Robertson

Just the Facts

Name: Joshua Robertson
Genre: Dark Fantasy
Book:  Melkorka of The Kaelandur Series
Official Site


Joshua began crafting the world for his dark fantasy series, Thrice Nine Legends, in 1999. 1,385 more words


Solution Saturday: Which Genre Am I Writing In?

So you’re writing this book, right? It’s going pretty well. There’s a good cast of characters, a few good plot twists, some suspense and a lot of action—it’s definitely something you would read, and hopefully that means someone else might want to read it someday, too. 520 more words

Meg Dowell

Writing prompt #212

“Pack your things, we’re going.”


Jen's Editing Tips: The Power of White Space

Since I’m now a freelance editor, I’ve decided to start a new feature on my blog: Jen’s Editing Tips. This will give me a chance to share some of the common mistakes and missteps I come across in the work I edit, and hopefully help you avoid them. 1,159 more words


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Thought you might like to follow this new series by Jen :D Don't forget to subscribe to her blog to see the whole series as it unfolds :D

Do you want a solution for blog stress?

Sometimes I feel the stress of putting out another post almost as much as making that story deadline. Maybe more. Blogging is like the dishes or the laundry. 362 more words


Why ‘To Be Read’ Book Lists Are Secretly Making You Crazy

I look down at the books in my August ‘To Be Read’ pile, and instead of feeling excited or happy, I just feel unworthy.

Just four books? 550 more words