Yes, I’m a ‘Real’ Writer

I always feel the need to explain myself, as if I have to justify that I’ve just called myself a writer, even though that’s exactly what I am.

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Diving Deep: The Deep POV Question

The goal, ultimately, is to make your reader feel as though they are no longer reading, but rather, fully immersed in the story. There are several ways to go about doing this. Here are just a few.

He Said, She Said

Dialogue comes naturally for some and last for others, but it’s one of the most important parts of any book and I thought I’d touch upon a few of the most effective ways to nail relatable, informative and readable dialogue.

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As creatives striving toward a career in the business, that sense of needing to be doing and working all the time is compounded. Any moment away from marketing or writing or editing is a moment we fall behind on the journey to success. That motivation can be great--but it can also be problematic.

Being Your Own Business

If writing as a career, striving toward full-time writing or creating a livelihood from your writing are goals you aspire toward, it’s important to consider not only the creative and exciting elements of your new title but the logistics as well. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you transition from hobby to business-owner.