“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ― Sylvia Plath. Writing is a roller coaster ride to say the least. We all have our ups and downs, days when we feel on top of the writing world, and days when we feel like we’re at the bottom. One day we can be confident in our … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Dealing With Doubt.
A great post on dialogue tags!
Hi Everyone! I have survived another week of the school holidays and am happy to report I was more productive this week. The kids go back to school on Tuesday! *Happy dances* It will be so nice to get back into my regular routine again. I’ve mainly been writing at night. I don’t like doing … More A Writerly Update 29.
My apologies for getting this up so late, I intended to get it up on time but my hectic week caught up to me and I feel asleep extremely early last night. But better late than never, right? For today’s writing tip I would like to direct you over to Writer Unboxed, to a letter … More (A late) Writing Tip Wednesday: To The Soon To Be Published Author.
Hi Everyone, Happy Easter 🙂 This writerly update is going to be short. With the school holidays and Easter, I only managed to write on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. I haven’t had this many non writing days in one week in a while. I’ve been so busy though that I haven’t had time to … More A Writerly Update 28.
I was reading a very interesting post by author David James Poissant earlier in the this week explaining how to make submitting your superpower. Poissant was referring to short stories in the article but it could also refer to submitting novels. He says there are many tools in the writers belt, and one of the … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Be Relentless.
This week while my epic fantasy is still with the Beta Reader, I have continued on with Rift, reading through 6 more chapters. I’m reading through this draft, only doing a light edit because I think I might have to change it from first to third. It’s a big decision so I want to read … More A Writerly Update 27.
I write most of my work on the computer, but I still like to write by hand occasionally. If I write a poem, I like to write the first draft by hand. There is something about the pen gliding across the page, it just seems much more personal. I also like to jot down ideas … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Write By Hand.
Hi Everyone, I’ve had a fairly productive week writing wise. I contacted the person I wanted to beta read my YA epic fantasy and she said she would read it 🙂 So while that is happening I’ve decided to work on the next draft of Rift, my YA sci-fi. I have gone through the first … More A Writerly Update 26.
I have discovered this great blog called The Write Life. It is full of great articles that are extremely helpful to writers. I want to share with you links to 3 articles that you might like to read. 1) What Does a Literary Agent Want to See When They Google You? 2) Querying Literary Agents: … More Writing Tip Wednesday: On Querying Literary Agents.