NaNoWriMo Pro-Tip: Thou Shalt Not Edit

At this point, I am halfway through the mini-marathon that is NaNoWriMo. According to my statistics if I keep up this pace I may even be able to hit the 50K word count ahead of schedule. I'm not overly optimistic. But, this is a good moment to do some self-reflection and see what I've learned so... Continue Reading →

October 26: Why Wattpad? (5 Days To Go!)

Why would an author (especially one who is or hopes to one day be a published author) share their work FOR FREE? Excellent question class and here is my list of reasons why I love sharing my work with the world (for free) and why you might consider it as well.  To build community. Writing... Continue Reading →

October 24: 7 Days to NaNoWriMo

In honor of the start of NaNoWriMo I have been doing what any decent participant is doing at this time of year- Prepping. That means new notebooks and pens, new outlines and vision boards, new schedules and planners, it is my "new" year. Before we move forward, please take a moment to like and follow... Continue Reading →

October 10: Writers Read Too!

Good writers are usually pretty decent readers. There are, of course, exceptions to this rule. There are some pretty successful writers who were avid video game players and only knew how to read cheat codes. There are some pretty decent writers who are movie buffs, channeling their love of movie magic into the written word.... Continue Reading →

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