I learned a lot about myself last year, and I’m sharing it here with you in case it helps you move into the rest of 2020 feeling more confident and capable.
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Healing Through Writing and Reading
Guest blogger Britt Laux offers insight about the creative process and the process of healing.
Finding Writing Inspiration through Music
Check out today’s guest post and hear from an author who found that music helps to get the creativity flowing!
Writer’s Notebook: A Mixtape of Words
Looking for a fun way to collect the things that you hear and see every day that make you think, laugh, or want to write? Well check out this mixtape of words exercise that can allow you to do just that!
What I Learned About Myself in 2019
So much can happen in a year! But, how much do we stop and take note of before we move into the next year? Well, here I’m sharing my top lessons from 2019 and I’d love to hear about yours as well.
Cycles and Seasons
We all go through cycles of life, but so do characters in your book. Have you stopped to consider the way that these cycles can differ from your MC and secondary characters?
The Power of “No”
I recently started freelancing and picked up a few jobs that went fairly quickly. It was exciting and I quickly took on a larger editing project and a smaller, ongoing one. However, it was soon clear that the smaller job was actually a lot more work than I had anticipated, and, paired with tight deadlines,Continue reading “The Power of “No””
How Life Informs Craft: People We Admire
If you missed my first post explaining what this series is about, check it out HERE. Event There is a particular woman in my life that I admire greatly. She is strong, wise, kind, funny, and an awesome person to be around. The other day, I overheard someone recalling a memory of her and IContinue reading “How Life Informs Craft: People We Admire”
How Life Informs Craft : Celebrating the “Other”
So, I was dwelling the other day on an event that I happened to be fortunate enough to witness. As I continued thinking about it, I realized that so much of the day-to-day experiences we have can actually inform the way that we approach our writing. That’s why I’ve decided to start a new seriesContinue reading “How Life Informs Craft : Celebrating the “Other””