There is No “One Size Fits All” Writing Advice

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You might think it’s a little weird for someone who spends a lot of their non-writing time giving writing advice to essentially say, “sometimes you should forget about my advice.” But sometimes, you really should forget about my advice. All writing advice Continue reading There is No “One Size Fits All” Writing Advice

Write What You Want to Write

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So many writers spend too much time thinking about publishing trends. Maybe you see the success of books like THE HUNGER GAMES and DIVERGENT so you think, “I should really try writing a YA dystopian novel!” Or maybe you’ve seen Continue reading Write What You Want to Write

7 Ways to Come Up With Great Character Names

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So you’re planning out the next great American novel, and you realize you have no idea what to name half of your characters. Don’t panic! Try one of these methods: 1. Borrow from Another Source It’s true that you probably Continue reading 7 Ways to Come Up With Great Character Names

New website look, new writing videos, new mailing list, oh my!

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As many of you have noticed, I have changed the look of my website. I think it’s good to switch things up every now and then. You all have really supported me with this blog so thank you, readers! I Continue reading New website look, new writing videos, new mailing list, oh my!