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)
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!