Category: Resources for Writers

Here is where I share the resources for writers. From bloggers everywhere, see what they share to help and inspire writing. Everyone needs help sometimes.

7 Tips for Writing Fantasy — by Nicholas C. Rossis

  As always, Nicholas shares great tips to help in writing fantasy…   Reedsy recently published some great tips for fantasy authors–tips which can be easily applied to any fiction writing. Here is my summary of a selection of these tips. 1. Identify your…

How to Grow an Email Newsletter Starting from Zero — Jane Friedman

Jane shares Christine’s excellent advice on building an email newsletter from scratch…   Today’s guest post is by Christina McDonald (@Christinamac79), author of The Night Olivia Fell. An email list is your secret weapon for selling books—it is a direct connection to your reader….

Character Actions: Should There Be a Reason Why? — from A Writer’s Path

Andrea gives great examples in the following article:   by Andrea Lundgren Characters do all kinds of things in fiction. Their actions make up the stories we write, and if they did nothing…it’d be pretty boring. But how much motivation should there be in…

Author Earnings Crash For Fiction Authors Due To Amazon — by Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

Discouraging, depressing or a what can you do moment?   I never went into self-publishing thinking I would make a ton of money. But, the 2018 Authors Guild report paints a bleaker picture than I imagined…. 25% of all authors surveyed earned $0 in book-related…

Writing a Novel: Top 10 Editing Tips — by The Creative Penn #writingadvice #writingtips

Great tips for editing. Read how to keep to point with Sofia Ashdown’s shared tips below:     Editing a novel can be a daunting task, but there are some tips that will help you, as Sofia Ashdown shares with us today. Other than…

Feeling Stuck? Focus on a Single Sentence – by Jane Friedman…

Have you ever been stuck in your writing? Read Jane’s article below for her go to method to get unstuck…   Recently, I learned a trick for falling asleep when conditions are not ideal for rest. (I promise this has relevancy for writing, stick…

Realistic Writers’ New Year Resolutions — by K.M. Allan

I might make some of these resolutions myself…but resolutions have never been my strong suit…still, K.M. put a smile on my face with her suggestions. Read K.M.’s list below :   An early blog post? The first of two blog posts this week? Is…

What Do You Think Are the Most Popular Genres? — from A Writer’s Path

Something to think about when we’re writing. (Not that it will change the genre I write in) Read Jean’s stats below:   by Jean M. Cogdell Is your genre one of the top percenters? I hadn’t given this much thought, until reading a great…