Tag: writing tips

3 Tips For Being an Effective Writer — A Writer’s Path

I’ve been guilty of at least two of the excuses mentioned here…see if you have as well.   by R.J.Harrigan Being a writer is one of the hardest but most rewarding passions to pursue. Unless you’re thinking monetary rewards in which case, be a…

20 Common Grammar Mistakes And Grammatical Errors To Avoid — Just Publishing Advice For Writers and Authors

A small refresher goes a long way….Hope these help…   A quick refresher on the most common grammatical mistakes we all make Every writer tries to write without making errors. Readers are quick to notice grammar or spelling mistakes in any form of writing….

10 Advantages of Writing a Single-POV Story (What I Learned Writing Wayfarer) — Helping Writers Become Authors

How many POV’s do you write in? The most I have done is two….   Multiple-POV story versus single-POV story? Which is the right choice for you? The answer depends on many factors, since every story is different. Knowing which approach to POV to…

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…

How to Write Flashbacks (So They Aren’t Clunky) — by Bryn Donovan

Writing flashbacks…having trouble with with past tense versus past perfect tense…Bryn is here to help make sense of it all. Read her article below.   Hey there! I bet many of you will already know all about writing flashbacks. But when I first started…

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…