10 Pros & Pitfalls To Know This National Novel Writing Month


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.

Start Your Characters Off On The Wrong Foot (Part 1 of 4)


Who doesn’t love dynamic characters? Character relationships, watching them form and change, is what makes fiction so enjoyable. Unsurprisingly, one of the most popular writing tropes is Enemies to Friends (and maybe more…), for this exact reason. Characters who are initially suspicious of each other, yet grow to care for one another have the most interesting arcs. But how can we get this transition to feel organic?