Hey guys, So, we all have hit that wall before when we just think a project isn’t going anywhere. I know that during my few years as a writer I hit this on a regular basis; usually with my short stories and my repetitive failures of getting through a full novel. But, how do you… Continue reading How To Know When It Isn’t Working
Hey guys! So, when we talk about editing, we tend to try and paint a rose-tinted image of the process; making it seem like it flows and comes naturally to writers. It isn’t. It doesn’t. And that is okay. As a writer, you will hit rough patches when it comes to editing your work. You… Continue reading Edits 101: Hitting the rough patches
Hey guys, So a quick discussion topic today is all today with one of the problems that many author’s face; decided whether an idea should be a flash fiction piece, short story, novella, or full novel. For me personally, I find the best way for me to do this is to outline it. I usually… Continue reading How To Decide the Length of a Piece
Hey Guys, So we are back with a short advice post about breaking your work in to chapters, something that when you first think about it seems daunting. However, here are my top 5 tips for choosing when to end a chapter. You need to change perspective… There are very few people who get away… Continue reading Top 5 Tips for Chapter Breaks
Hey guys, Whether your goal is small or large, a key part to getting it done is being motivated to do so. But motivation is not an easy thing to guarantee. Motivation is the power over yourself to get things done. Keeping yourself motivated is a difficult task but I have 3 top tips that… Continue reading How-To: Keep yourself motivated
Hey guys, So we all know that one of the biggest tips for being a successful author is to build a writer’s platform. But what is a platform? How do you build a platform? Let’s discuss… A platform is a place where you get people to know about you. A bit like this blog. Where… Continue reading How to build a platform
Hey guys, So, writing is difficult. Anyone who has ever attempted to write anything, ever, will tell you this. Seeing your work go disliked. Seeing it ignored. Even worse, hating it yourself. All really deflate a writer’s confidence. Being creative in this world is difficult, it seems to be easy with social media and platforms like etsy.… Continue reading How to build your writer’s confidence!