Once you’ve written down your goals, it’s easy to set them aside and forget about them. Doing a self-review is a good way to hold yourself accountable for achieving your aims. You can evaluate your progress by week or month, but I prefer by quarter. … More Quarterly Writing Goals: Q1 2017
Sure, being a writer has its challenges. Self-doubt chases you like an angry pimp. But, it’s still awesome. Here are my top five reasons why I love it. … More 5 Best Things About Being A Writer
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Like ISBN, copyright questions are common and the legalities of it can be complex. In most cases, copyright is something an author won’t need to spend much time worrying about. The tasks to copyright a book are straightforward, starting with simply writing a book. If you…
Valentine’s Day poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, George Gordon Byron and more. … More Valentine’s Day Poems That Don’t Suck
The Sumerian tale of Marduk versus Tiamat absorbed me one night during a months-long bout of insomnia. A few articles compared Tiamat to Echidna from Greek mythology. … More Where did you get the idea for your novel?
I’ve read a number of blogs sharing the advice bloggers would give their younger selves if they could travel back in time. I’m grabbing my laptop, shanghaiing a TARDIS and diving into the blogosphere time warp to post advice to my younger, even cuter, pigtail wearing self. … More Advice For My Younger Self
Here are my 2017 goals that by the grace of Gaia and the power of Thor’s abs I will complete by 12/31/17 … More 2017 Goals and How to Keep Them
Here are a few websites with great creative writing prompts. … More Where to Find Ideas for a Story
Three Tips to Increase Self-Motivation for Writers … More Three Tips to Increase Self-Motivation for Writers
There is no magic formula to create the perfect first line. What is considered a great opening line is as varied as the novels that contain them. 4-Opening Paragraph Tips: Read the first page of novels in your genre. Knowing what other authors did will help you avoid clichés and see what works and what … More What Makes For A Great Opening Line Of A Novel?