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 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
No, this isn't a story about the dangers of BDSM submission. I mean, the literal fear, doubt, worry, and terror that come with hovering your finger over that "submit" button when you send a story off. Or maybe it's just the "send" button on your email, whichever. Either way, I'm sure I'm not the only… Continue reading Submission – The Real Life Horror
We all know it. We all hate it. I'm here today to talk about the dreaded writer's block. It sucks. It makes you feel like you can't do anything, if you're anything like me, it makes you feel like a bit of a failure, and it certainly doesn't get you any closer to accomplishing your writing… Continue reading Writer’s Block – Fight Back!