I've decided to count my writing achievements. And you should too.
Every writer has heard the "pantsing" versus "plotting" debate. The crux of the debate is that some writers prefer to plan a lot before they start their novel and others don't plan as much. In a community dominated by plotters, here's some things I wish people understood about writing a novel by the seat of your pants.
Writing is hard. But it's also one of the best things ever.
The bane of every writer’s existence is writers block. Here's a simple remedy to try.
As a reader, I love a book I can't put down - and yet I've lost count of the books I've put down mid-way, or worse just pages in.
Because first chapters suck.
Are you a procrastinating writer? Maybe what you need is a 30 day writing marathon. Let me introduce you to... *drumroll* National Novel Writing Month! But before you plunge into the challenge, make sure you're aware of how NaNoWriMo can help you and hinder you.
I aced my 2020 NaNoWriMo. Here's how.
Non-linear narratives can be super engaging and fun, but are prone to problems that kill their good qualities. So when should a story be told in a non-linear way?
I embody my worst fear as a writer. If I'm abandoning books, other people are too. But why?