Hello everyone! As this Wednesday happens to fall on the last day of the month, here's the latest writing update I have on the growing list of projects! Also, here's another reblog by K. M. Allan. Writing Update: I've had a ton of writing projects going on (see my latest post about mental health), and … Continue reading Reblog and Writing Update!
Reblog: Why You Need Realistic Writing Expectations- Andrea Lundgren
In the spirit of the article I just wrote about writing and mental health, here's an awesome article about setting up smart and sustainable writing goals for yourself without making it too easy or too difficult. Learn how not to overwhelm yourself or keep yourself stagnant so that you can keep making progress with your … Continue reading Reblog: Why You Need Realistic Writing Expectations- Andrea Lundgren
I’m Back! Plus A Reblog for the Week!
Hello everyone! The jetlag is gone and I'm heading back to work. Besides a couple of updates today, I'm including another reblog by April Davila from the Jane Friedman blog! This past week at Cambridge our module was based on all things CREATIVE NONFICTION, including biography, memoir, and autofiction. I'll be honest, nonfiction has never … Continue reading I’m Back! Plus A Reblog for the Week!
Reblog: How to Structure Stories With Multiple Main Characters? – K. M. Weiland
A while back I wrote a post about dual timelines and how multiple characters exist within one narrative but at separate times. I thought I would expand on that with this awesome article by K. M. Weiland! This article delves into the types of story structures that feature more than one protagonist and how they … Continue reading Reblog: How to Structure Stories With Multiple Main Characters? – K. M. Weiland
Reblog: 15 Worldbuilding Tips for Writers – Dave Chesson
Looking for more resources for worldbuilding? I always am! This source starts off with a great explanation of what worldbuilding is, then goes through the facets of culture for creating a world of your own. This article offers both examples and templates to help get you started as well, so you can learn from past … Continue reading Reblog: 15 Worldbuilding Tips for Writers – Dave Chesson
Reblog: Complex, or Over-Complicated? – Cathy Yardley
I recently created a post about the dangers of overcomplicating sci-fi and fantasy, but this post goes into amazing detail on what to do to avoid overcomplicating AND the difference between that and a complex story. A complex story is a good thing, but there's a chance you add too many plot elements, neglecting the … Continue reading Reblog: Complex, or Over-Complicated? – Cathy Yardley
Reblog: 5 Productive Forms of Procrastination for Writers – Rose Atkinson-Carter
Having trouble getting more writing done? This guest post for A Writer's Path describes the different ways you can work on your story even if you're "stuck." Because you don't necessarily need to write to get more work done on your project. Take a look below at the different things you can do to keep … Continue reading Reblog: 5 Productive Forms of Procrastination for Writers – Rose Atkinson-Carter
Reblog: 5 Ways To Reduce A Big Word Count – K. M. Allan
I recently read this awesome article by K. M. Allan about how to reduce word count. As someone who never writes concisely and always ends up with tons of details and extra words that aren't necessary (probably like now), this was super helpful. Happy reading! 5 Ways To Reduce A Big Word Count - K. … Continue reading Reblog: 5 Ways To Reduce A Big Word Count – K. M. Allan
Reblog: 2 Quick Cheats That Instantly Fix a Scene – E. J. Robison
I came across this awesome article by E. J. Robison about fixing a scene you might be stuck on. The ideas presented give you a chance as a writer to add conflict, detail, and more to keep your readers engaged in the plot. Happy reading! 2 Quick Cheats That Instantly Fix a Scene Credit: E. J. … Continue reading Reblog: 2 Quick Cheats That Instantly Fix a Scene – E. J. Robison
Reblog: Time Blocking Your Writing Routine – K. M. Allan
Ever become overwhelmed with everything you have to work on when it comes to writing? Marketing, getting your word count for the day, and networking with other writers? Check out this post about time blocking from K. M. Allan's blog. This article provided some amazing tips for getting these important things done each day without … Continue reading Reblog: Time Blocking Your Writing Routine – K. M. Allan