Top Tips to Beating Writer’s Block

Every writer faces moments where the words they write come out all wrong. Nothing seems to flow, your brain can’t seem to think of a good way to continue the plot or how to have your characters to engage. You can write, of course, if you force yourself, but you end up...

Writers: Don’t Give In To The Pressure

If you are a writer, raise your hand if you feel the pressure to rush your process and just get those books out. (my hand is raised and I know yours are too!) There are so many factors to this rush: bills are piling up so many of your writing friends are releasing...
Dear Authors…Please Stop Doing This!

Dear Authors…Please Stop Doing This!

When you first began writing, did you ever think you’d have to take care of building your audience at the same time? If you’re anything like me, you didn’t even consider the amount of work it takes to find readers, the pressure of getting noticed,...

How to Promote Your Writing

As a writer, the burning question in your mind might well be “How can I become a successful author?” Well, the truth is that it can be a struggle to get your work recognized and a make a career out of writing. Whether you are looking to become a creative writer or to...
3 Ways to Ease Into Your Writing Life

3 Ways to Ease Into Your Writing Life

Writing is a challenging pursuit at the best of times, even when everything else in life is going smoothly. Realistically, how often is that the case? Most authors don’t have the luxury of a relaxing, optimized writing environment, free from the stress of everyday...

Writing Real Emotional Stories

As a writer, one of my goals is to write with real emotion. It’s not always easy. It is always scary. I can guarantee it’s going to hurt. But it will always be worth it. Last night I submitted a revised copy of The Forgotten Ones to my editor. This...