• 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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  • Who You Need on Your Publishing Team: The Indie Edition

    When you’re getting started on your publishing journey, you may feel alone and overwhelmed. Publishing is a complex process whether you’ve chosen the indie or traditional path. And even if you know you can or should build a publishing team when going indie, how do you choose that team? How do you budget for them?…

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