How to Cope When Your MS Gets a Heavy Edit — Easy Reader Editing
When your manuscript’s edit is heavier than you expected, what do you do?
The Rule of Five Ones — how to limit your novel - Daniel David Wallace
This is like an intervention for so many writers! We are all making our WIPs too complicated. #writing #novel
How to Avoid Overwhelm During NaNoWriMo
Writing 50,000 words in one month for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a big undertaking, especially if you have a lot of other things going on in your life, so self-care is crucial. It can be easy to get overwhelmed but the right preparation, mindset, and self-care practices can help you avoid that and enjoy the process as much as possible. Here are self-care tips for writers to help you avoid overwhelm during NaNoWriMo. #writers #authors #writinganovel #writingabook…
Escape the Plot Forest: the Online Plotting Summit
Escape the Plot Forest mixes daily prompts, community support, and expert lectures. You'll finish the conference with specific, concrete goals for plotting your next draft.
How to Write a Genuine Romance
Writing romance is no easy task. Fortunately, by avoiding harmful romance tropes and following these six stages, you can write a true love story!
MASTER LIST of Words to Describe Facial Expressions
This master list of facial expressions for writers is one of my all-time most popular posts, and with good reason. Writers need good facial expression descriptions in their writing to help the read…
DO NOT use these types of dialogue in your writing
DO NOT use these types of dialogue in your writing Too-Realistic Dialogue This is the type of dialogue that includes every “um,” “ah,” “like,” etc. that you hear from people in real life. Don’t...
3 ANNOYING types of description you need to cut from your writing
3 ANNOYING types of description you need to cut from your writing • Over-description. It seems like this should go without saying, but I actually see excessive description all the time. I’m not sure...
5 common pieces of writing advice that aren’t totally true
5 common pieces of writing advice that aren’t totally true Writing advice is everywhere. We hear it in grade school. We hear it in high school. Some of us hear it in college. It’s online. It’s in...