Category: Resources for Writers

WELCOME TO #RRBC #WritersConference & #Book Expo! #WCBE #RWISA

THIS YEAR’S EVENT WILL HELP YOU…
*Get inspired and get to writing more
*Market your work to avid readers
*Strengthen your writing skills even more and allow you to…
*Network with like-minded individuals who can aid you on your writing journey.

Why You Should Rewrite and Not Edit — A Writer’s Path

by Teagan Berry Congratulations. You’ve just finished a novel. You’ve taken some time to decompress and relax, away from the world of writing, but now you need to dive in and start getting your piece ready for publication. The first edit. That’s a term…

Theme MUST be the Foundation of Your Novel — SUSANNE LEIST

Found this enlightening!!   What are the hallmarks of an amateur novelist? This is a question I get all the time and, of course, there are many answers: poor pacing, flat dialogue, a lack of believable character development. All of these things are a…

How to Intertwine Plot, Character, and Theme in Every Scene — Helping Writers Become Authors

Sharing another great post for writing! If plot, character, and theme are the foundational underpinnings of story itself, then they must be present in every scene as well, right? But that gets tricky. How can you make sure these elements are doing their job…

As Usual The Creative Penn Gives Some Excellent Advice

We’re writers so our default way of exploring and understanding the world is through words. But in this increasingly noisy online space, it might be an image that draws a reader to your words. They may well judge you by your book cover, your…

Four Ways to Plan Showing Vs. Telling in Your Novel — A Writer’s Path

by Andrea Lundgren As writers, we’ve been told over and over how it’s much better to show a reader something rather than tell them, and recently, I wrote about how one can use dance to show a character’s thoughts and how she changes. As…

A Fast and Easy Fix to Annoying Featured Image!

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you update your blog post featured image in WordPress, but when you share it on social media, it still shows the old image… Annoying, isn’t it! Here are two super easy ways to fix this for Facebook and…

Writing Doesn’t Have To Be Lonely. How To Find A Community — The Creative Penn

“Writing, at its best, is a lonely life … For he does his work alone and if he is a good enough writer he must face eternity, or the lack of it, each day.” Ernest Hemingway Loneliness and isolation are common problems for writers,…

From A Writer’s Path

by Richard Risemberg The job of a fiction writer is to lie. Still, if it were only to lie, you could dedicate yourself to advertising or politics instead and accept troubled sleep as the price for prosperity. But a fiction writer must lie to…