January 16, 2019

Sometimes when writers ask advice, it's hard to know what to say.

It's hard because things come easy to us and we can't explain the things we do.

Or it's because we feel like we're fiddling around ourselves and don't want to admit that we don't know what we're doing. 

Or...

November 27, 2018

Plain and simple: Perfect is a myth because one man's trash is another man's treasure. In theory, the perfect book would be beloved by everyone. Is there such a thing? I've heard of popular books, but not perfect ones. There's always someone out there who doesn't like...

October 30, 2018

Is your project flaming out? Is the excitement wearing off? Are you bored writing it? Maybe it's time to move on. Even if the idea is a good one, you may be bored with whatever you're working on. And that's perfectly OK! 

You shouldn't feel guilty for not working on a p...

October 23, 2018

Sometimes the reason that we don't write isn't because we don't have good ideas. It's because we have too many, and we don't know where to start. How do we know which to focus on? How do we keep the focus on that one idea without skipping around?

I'd like to address the...

September 25, 2018

One thing most of us don't have, is a lot of time. That being said, we need to be able to use our writing time wisely when we do get a free minute. 

Here are a few tips. 

Alleviate Distractions. Shut out noise, shut off the internet, turn your phone to silent or better y...

August 7, 2018

We all want to be successful right? We want to make money as authors so we can write full time? That's what I want. 

I thought to myself one night, "If I could clone myself to be more productive, what would I want to do with my time and how many clones would I need?"

The...

July 31, 2018

We used to live for the craft and the craft lived for us. We created despite the craft, in spite of the craft.  The craft was our opponent, and we were it's arch-enemy because it was a dance, a give and take. Will I be successful today? Will the Muse descend? We never...

March 20, 2018

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