Hi, writer friends! We’re in the season of writing mentorships, so I thought I’d take some time to talk about the benefits of applying, whether or not you end up getting chosen. First, what are some writing mentorships, and how do they work? A few of the main ones are Author Mentor Match, Revise &… Continue reading The Benefits of Applying to Writing Mentorships
Hello hello! Hope you’re enjoying the holiday season. I’m here refilling my tea and setting up snowflake decorations! In my last post, I wrote about the importance of taking a break after a major writing accomplishment; in my case, it was after writing my newest book’s first draft in 30 days. I was TIRED by… Continue reading Tackling First Revisions
Hi everyone! My last post was dedicated to tips for writing a novel in 30 days, which I did from Sept 15-Oct 14. But after you’ve finished writing a first draft, you might think: Now what? First and foremost, I hope your answer is CELEBRATE. Completing a first draft, no matter how long it takes… Continue reading Draft One Is Done: Now What?
Hello wonderful people! It’s been a busy month--I finished up my detailed outline (my last post breaks down how I go about outlining), and now, I’m currently drafting my third novel. The kicker: I plan to have this full draft completed in 30 days! What does that mean, exactly? Is the novel just “done” after… Continue reading A Novel in 30 Days
Hello! Hope you’re having a great week. I may or may not be obsessing over the return of Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, even if it’s currently about 90 degrees. Still, fall is calling! In my last post I went over my biggest learnings from writing book one. This time, you guessed it, I'll be… Continue reading My Biggest Learnings from Book Two