General Writing Tips

  • 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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  • Making the Most of Your Writer’s Notebook

    Hello, writer! It’s literally been years since I last posted about the reader favorite “writer’s notebook,” and I thought it was time for an update. If you haven’t read the post on writer’s notebooks and how to get started, go check out that post! // What is a Writer’s Notebook? Quick refresher: a writer’s notebook…

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    How Your Website Can Benefit from an Editor

    Today’s blog is a little different. I spend a lot of time talking about advice for authors, whether it’s about novels or short stories or character development or all of the other fun things involved in fiction. But today, I want to focus on why clean copy matters for businesses and blogs and how an…

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  • Handling Criticism as a Writer

    Sadly, life isn’t all sunshine, rainbows, and butterflies. I wish it were. But because it isn’t, that means as writers, we open ourselves up to criticism, both constructive and otherwise. If you’ve ever taken a working workshop, swapped manuscripts with a critique partner, or paid for professional editing, you know that edits–and even criticism–can get…

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