How To Improve Your Writing

I've been meaning to do this post for a long time, but one thing was stopping me. There are actually a lot of posts that I've meant to do and haven't because one question was stuck in my head: What makes me qualified to write this?  None of my works have been published, I don't…

Why You Should ‘Write What You Know’

I'm sure you've heard the phrase 'write what you know.' I've read this phrase in nonfiction writing guides, I've seen it on multiple blogs, and I was given the tip by an author I conversed with a few years ago. But what does it mean? Once I fully understood the concept, I was able to…

How to Beat the Blank Page

Welcome back, writers! Today I have figured out once and for all (...it worked for me, at least...) how to come up with an awesome plot- and within ten minutes. Too good to be true? Have no fear, writers. I'm not known to lie (fingers aren't crossed, honest!). For this instant plot development method, head…

The Fictional Writer’s Guide DAY THREE

Topic A: The Plot Categories: Brainstorming, World building, Story Set-up Topic B: The Characters Categories: Initial Creation, Background, Complexity Topic C: The Writing Categories: The Vital First Chapter, Your Inner Editor, Writers Block Welcome back, writers! Today I'm going to cover plot structure and creating a basic outline for your book. I know, outlines sound…