There are a lot of 'how to get started' guides and 'how to finish your draft' articles on the internet. I know. But I'm going to give you another one, because maybe you've read through a ton and you haven't found one that works for you. The cool thing about writing is that there's almost… Continue reading How to Finish Your First Draft
I feel like the name of this is super self-explanatory. I'm guilty myself of being what people call a 'pantser' - meaning I don't often plot what I'm doing before I do it. Lately, I've decided to branch out and work on plotting things, and honestly, I'm really liking it. I hate to say I've… Continue reading Plotting for the Person who Doesn’t Plot (Short Story Edition)
Some people love content warnings, other people absolutely despise them. My feelings on the matter are that I can take them or leave them, but I also know the absence of one won't cause any kind of deep emotional/psychological reaction if I stumble upon content I’m not comfortable with. While a little while ago, I… Continue reading Content Warnings – The Writing Rating System?
Some writers swear by a certain word processor. Some (like myself) tend to bounce around between a few. If you're new to writing, you might have people, who are sincerely trying to be helpful, throwing out ideas for programs you've never even heard of. Today, I'm going to talk about a few of the more… Continue reading Word Processors – Which One to Choose?
I'm here again today to talk about writer's block. I've talked about it before, but I'm revisiting the issue again because, well, it's pretty prevalent in most writer's lives. So many of us have just accepted that sometimes we're going to open up a scene, super excited to get writing and find that we're simply… Continue reading Writer’s Block