Nikki Williams

February 18, 2018
free writing

Fancy Pantsing: Free Writing for Beginners

Last week I delved into Pantsing vs. Outlining. This week I’ll focus in on the art of free writing, because that sounds a bit better and […]
February 11, 2018
planning your novel

Planning Your Novel: To Pants or Not to Pants

Planning your novel is our focus for February. By the end of the month, you’ll have decided what category of writer you fall into (Pantser vs. […]
January 28, 2018
choosing a genre

Choosing A Genre: How to Make it Easy

Choosing a genre can be tough work. If you’re like me, you have several genres that you enjoy reading and would like to write in. For […]
January 21, 2018
what makes a good story idea

A Novel Year: What Makes a Good Story Idea

Hopefully you’ve used last week’s inspiration to come up with one or more ideas for your novel. Before we begin, though, a word of caution: To […]
January 14, 2018
writing ideas

Writing Ideas: A Novel Year – January

So you’ve committed to writing a novel with me this year — welcome to January: Writing Ideas. Some of you already have an idea you’ve been […]
January 8, 2018
write a novel with me

Celebrate 2018: Write a Novel With Me!

You know you want to write a novel this year. And you know you want to write a novel with me — because, why not? I’ll […]
December 31, 2017
writing space

No More Resolutions: Use Writing Space to Reach Your Goals

As the holiday season winds down, thoughts turn to the New Year and those pesky resolutions we all set and forget. This year instead of setting […]
December 17, 2017

My Gift to You: A Novel in 15 Minutes

A novel in 15 minutes? I know some of you are rolling your eyes right now, but stop that — your face could stay that way. […]
December 9, 2017
40 tips on creative writing

Indie Book Spotlight: 40 Tips on Creative Writing

The market is flush with books on creative writing — it seems like it’s de rigueur for any author who wants to be taken seriously to crank […]