new writers

March 19, 2019
Find YOUR Audience

Who is Your Books Audience: The Answer IS the Key to Your Success

How you ever just sat down and thought about your potential audience for that book you are about to write or have just written? Well, I […]
March 21, 2019

To Prologue Or Not To Prologue?

To me, prologues in novels usually exist to provide a complicated backstory that may or may not be immediately relevant to the main storyline.
April 6, 2019

Marketing Your Book In 2019–What Not To Do.

Great advice for marketing in 2019. These mistakes are easy to make, and this article explains why they are fruitless and gives information on what to […]
April 22, 2019
Stop Writing These Stories

Clichés To Avoid In Your Writing–At ALL Cost.

We, as writers, are trained to kill clichéd phrases in sentences. But that's not the only place they can hide—they can infect the spaces between the words, too.
April 23, 2019

How To Write Mentally Ill Characters

The megalomaniacal CEO. The sociopathic killer. The suicidal teen. The anxious woman self-medicating with booze and pills while caring for her demented mother. As writers, we invite these characters into our stories because they are true-to-life and because their psychological problems invite curiosity and compassion.
April 23, 2019

The Stages All Writers Go Through–Which Stage Are You In?

I’ve heard many people describe their progression as a writer, and I’ve been surprised not by how different these stories are, but how similar. That doesn’t mean everyone goes through these specific steps or does it in exactly this order, just that these growth experiences are shared by a lot of people.
April 24, 2019

Why Do I Feel That My Writing SUCKS?

Last week I went on a Twitter rant describing my incessant feeling that my writing completely sucked. I usually don’t feel this way, and it was […]
April 24, 2019

Author Branding And Why It Is Essential.

Branding is one of those buzz-words that can turn off creatives, but essentially, your brand is your promise to the reader.
April 28, 2019

7 Simple Dialogue Rules To Improve Your Writing.

Is dialogue a challenge for you to write? If so the following article will improve your ability to write it if you follow the seven tips […]