May 30, 2016
author struggling with writing process

The Book Starts Here: A (Simple) Writing Process That Works

Want a writing process that will get your book written fast? Don’t we all. And there are plenty of suggestions, programs, methods, and systems that claim to […]
May 22, 2016
Indie book-of-the-month The Dead Lands

Indie-Book-of-the-Month: The Dead Lands

This month’s indie book-of-the-month was written by the well-traveled writer, Dylan J. Morgan. Dylan is the author of five novels, three novellas, and a short story […]
May 15, 2016
fear of success

3 Ways Writers Can Conquer Fear of Success

Fear of success is rampant amongst writers, a group famous for derailing their own goals and wishes in a morbid cloud of creative angst. Step away from […]
May 9, 2016
what's in a name: bio

What's in a Name? The Perfect Bio in a Nutshell

What’s in a name? Plenty, if you know how to write a good bio. This little snippet of information can help readers find you on social media, direct […]
May 2, 2016
your readers shouldn't be annoyed by words

How to Not Annoy Your Readers: Avoiding Repetitive Language

As a writer, you want to keep your readers happy. To do that, you need your writing to flow, taking them effortlessly from line to line […]
April 25, 2016
method writing to get in your character's head

Method Writing: Getting in Your Character's Head

Want to creative realistic, jump-off-the-page characters that grab your readers by the noggin and worm their way in? Try method writing. I consider it the antecedent of […]
April 17, 2016
Learning to write simultaneous pieces with popcorn writing

Popcorn Writing: Learning to Write Simultaneous Pieces

Here a pop, there a pop–everywhere a pop-pop. Learning to write several articles or stories simultaneously might seem like a tall order, but it’s actually a great […]
April 11, 2016
The Dragon Dreamer book cover

Indie Book-of-the-Month: The Dragon Dreamer

Indie Book-of-the-Month Author Profile: Jenny S. Burke My indie book-of-the-month for April is the spellbinding fantasy The Dragon Dreamer, written by talented author and scientist Jenny S. Burke. J. S. […]
April 4, 2016
finding writers to follow and to avoid

Choosing Writers to Follow: Avoiding Writers with Misleading Credentials

Finding great writers to follow who will share career tips and writing advice is a literal goldmine–pun intended! The problem is, there are so many writing […]