Check Out These Resources for Writers!

Due to the busy weekend ahead, this post will be a little different (and chances are this will be at the beginning of the week rather than the end). I had been doing some research about how to network as a writer, and I recently came across a writing community that also offered resources for … Continue reading Check Out These Resources for Writers!

3 Ways That Writerly Grit Leads to Publishing Success – Susan DeFreitas

If you ever feel overwhelmed with the thought of meeting the right people and sending in your manuscript for publishing, it's good to know what right mindsets to get in as you prepare to make the big leap. Check out this post from Susan De Freitas about what makes a writer a force to be … Continue reading 3 Ways That Writerly Grit Leads to Publishing Success – Susan DeFreitas

What to Do When You Lose Your Passion for Your Work in Progress

Let's be honest, we can't all be William Faulkner, or any other writer who writes classic novels within just a few weeks (possibly) or months. Sometimes creating a cohesive, well-written body of work takes years, even decades. It's a huge undertaking, and it requires a lot of time, effort, writing techniques you've learned and practiced, … Continue reading What to Do When You Lose Your Passion for Your Work in Progress

Challenges Writers Face and How to Fight Back

Writers live a hard life. We all might be learning similar skills and be working toward similar goals, but no one is really doing exactly what you're doing in the long run. Every path and every writer is different. But writing is a lonely life, even if we have a community of writers around us, … Continue reading Challenges Writers Face and How to Fight Back

Here’s Why Writers Shouldn’t Aim for Hundreds of Rejections

A Writing Goal. Or Is It? Writers deal with rejection. It's happened to the best of us, and it's just a part of being a writer. You might have read an article or two about rejection like how to deal with it, the right mindset to have, famous authors who overcame rejection, etc. But there's … Continue reading Here’s Why Writers Shouldn’t Aim for Hundreds of Rejections

3 Essential Reminders For When (You Think) Your Manuscript Sucks – K. M. Allen

I recently read this post by K. M. Allen, and I wanted to share it with you all. This offers great advice for when you're overwhelmed with feelings of self-doubt as a writer and all your work seems to be for nothing. Enjoy! https://kmallan.com/2022/04/22/3-essential-reminders-for-when-you-think-your-manuscript-sucks/ Credit: K. M. Allen. Find out more here.

Upcoming Announcement for Monday May 30th

Photo by Padli Pradana on Pexels.com Instead of a regular post for this week, be on the look for my guest post "The Art of Becoming a Good Writer" on the Live, Write, Thrive blog on Monday the 30th! In this post, I talk a lot about what good writers do even when they face … Continue reading Upcoming Announcement for Monday May 30th

You Should Know about This: Small Presses (Part 1)

Small Presses have created a lasting impression in the literary and publishing markets. And while these publishers may be considered lesser known compared to the Big Five, they've definitely cemented their place in the Literary World. Small press books are nothing new in the literary canon. There are plenty of writers well known today who … Continue reading You Should Know about This: Small Presses (Part 1)

Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 6)

For the Long Short Story Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The novella seems to hang in a kind of limbo between the novel and the short story, so much so that many stick to calling it "the long short story." But the novella definitely has its place in literature, and rest assured that there are … Continue reading Submit to These Literary Journals if You Enjoy This Niche (Part 6)