That is the Question

  Searching for that knock-out opening sentence? Scratching your head about a clever header to use for your feature article or your synopsis? Or simply looking for something to write about? Yes, the quandaries of a writer. When you come up against these...

The Virtue of Patience

Writers know that part of the production process is waiting. Waiting for the right words to formulate, placing these words in the right way on the page, waiting for time to pass before delving into your first, second, or third edit, waiting for editors to read your...

Time Management

Allot a certain amount of time each day to your craft or your particular writing project. It is helpful to make it around the same time each day or in some cases, each week. For example you may choose to write on Mon, Wed, Fri from 8 am till 11 am, take a break and...

On Publishing

Getting published is a tough gig. After hearing several success stories by fellow authors who had self published, I began to look more seriously at that as an option. Smashwords is well known in the self publishing world. It’s cheap (free) and user friendly. I signed...

Set Goals

Whether you have a writing job with deadlines to meet, are a freelance writer, or are trying to build a writing career, setting goals is almost imperative. Depending on your project, map out how many words you intend to write during your writing time. This is...

Get Comfy

Creating a comfortable, inviting, writing environment is very important and can’t be stressed enough by author and writing mentor Betsy Warland. Again, you may want a cozy, dark hide-away where you have quiet and privacy, or you may want to be in a main room...
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