Monday's Motivation

Write a Novel Around Your Busy Schedule (Part 2)

Writing on the bad days. So you’re doing your best to make time for the keyboard, but when you sit down, it’s a struggle. Every sentence seems painstakingly poised to harm the soul of your piece, and you feel like you’re wasting time. Writers have bad days. You’ve carved a small amount of time out… Continue reading Write a Novel Around Your Busy Schedule (Part 2)

Monday's Motivation

Obtaining Your Goals (Part 3): Editing

You’ve finished the first draft of your WIP…congratulations! Now enter with me into a new stage–editing. For some writers, editing is the nemesis, but it doesn’t have to drive you insane. Let’s set some practical standards. First, take advice. You have spent hours writing your piece. You’re invested. It’s hard to separate from the words… Continue reading Obtaining Your Goals (Part 3): Editing

Monday's Motivation

Writing Conference: Graphic Design for the One Sheet

Last week, we discussed some basic packing tips. This week, let’s create our one sheets. I started out by reading blogs from other authors and writers. With their suggestions, I began toying with Word. The following is how I ultimately formatted my sheet. If you’re anything like me, the initial idea of a one sheet… Continue reading Writing Conference: Graphic Design for the One Sheet