As a writer, you're your own worst critic. You put yourself out there, leaving yourself completely vulnerable. It makes sense that we want our work to be the best it can be. But, being your own worst critic, it's easy to let that voice in your head get the best of you and convince you … Continue reading What to Do When Your Writing Sucks: Overcoming Negative Thoughts
It's no surprise that writing every day is the best way to improve your craft. Although, no matter how new or seasoned of a writer you are, you may find yourself running into some writing challenges. One thing that I often experience is the words not quite flowing how I want them to. Suddenly, the … Continue reading Level up Your Writing in Four Easy Ways
2020 is finally nearing its close. The finish line is on the horizon, invigorating some to power through these next 4 weeks, all the while hoping 2021 brings a better state of the world. For many, there's one giant hurdle that we must all face before 2020 can make its grand finale: the holiday season. … Continue reading The Ultimate 2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Readers, Writer, and Horror Nerds
If you've spent any amount of time online, especially on Twitter or any writing forum, you've probably heard of NaNoWriMo. While at first it may seem like a jumble of letters, I assure you that NaNoWriMo is far more than that. Let's take at what exactly NaNoWriMo is and how you can participate in this … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: NaNoWriMo
A few weeks—maybe months, who even knows anymore—back, I wrote a blog about starting a book in 15 minutes or less. In that, I talked about the importance of creating an outline. While I highly encourage you to check out the entire blog post, in a nutshell, I wrote that an outline is important because … Continue reading Outlining Made Easy: The Importance & How-To Guide
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So, you've just finished writing an amazing book. You couldn't be more proud of this major accomplishment. You couldn't be more excited to share it with the rest of the world. If you're like me and have chosen the self-publishing route in life, you may find yourself stuck as to what goes on that dreaded back cover. … Continue reading How To Write A Killer Book Blurb In 3 Easy Steps
Sometimes people have the wrong idea about what it means to be an author. They paint up fantasies of sitting back and watching millions of dollars roll in while texting inside jokes to our favorite authors. Thankfully though, Michael Scott, our fearless leader from the NBC hit show The Office, is not just the Worlds Best … Continue reading 10 Times Michael Scott Summed Up Being An Author