• Setting SMART Goals as an Author

    Before you can get started with conquering your word count goals and building your writing career, you need to figure out what you want. That means you need to set some writing goals, whether that’s for your project or your career in general. And you don’t need to have some grand “master plan” figured out!…

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  • The Writer’s Nook Podcast Episode 9: Welcome to Season 2

    Welcome back to the Writer’s Nook Podcast! We’re back from our summer break and excited to dive into season 2. Before we get back to writing, we wanted to share a little more about who we are, both as writer and people. Be sure to follow us on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you get…

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  • What to Do When You Can’t Write

    Have you ever sat down to write, knowing what you want to work on, but as soon as your document opens up, you just can’t form words? Just as we all have good writing days, we all have bad ones, too. And that’s okay! That’s part of the writing process. So, how can you fill…

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  • How To Conquer Burnout As A Creative Writer

    In a world where content is king, social media is always changing, and we’re told to write every day, it’s no wonder that so many writers feel the effects of burnout. In fact, in a 2018 survey by Gallup, 23% of respondents reported feeling burnt out, especially at work.  Even if writing isn’t your job,…

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  • Three More Ideas for Your Writer’s Notebook

    Writer’s notebooks seem to be an evergreen topic on this blog. I can always talk about them more! Want to read more about writer’s notebooks? Check out the links at the end of this post! Whether you want to narrow your focus in your writer’s notebook or expand your creative horizons, deciding what to keep…

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  • The Novel Series Part VI: How to Write a Scary Villain

    Hello, writer, and welcome back to The Novel Series, a multi-part blog post series about writing novels and other forms of fiction. I’ll be posting at least one, if not two, blogs from this series every month until it’s complete. Catch up and read the previous posts: Part I: How Long Should Your Manuscript Be?…

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