Rejection is a big topic in the writing world. Getting over the fear of your writing being rejected. Rejected by your friends, family, publishers, critics, … Continue reading Own Your Words: How to Deal with Being Embarrassed by Your Old Writing
As you near the end of that draft or near the end of that round of edits, you want nothing more than to plow through … Continue reading The Importance of Taking Things Slow
If you’re not having fun, then you’re doing it wrong. I cherish my time working on a first draft because honestly, anything goes. Do you … Continue reading First Drafts Should Be Fun
Love triangles are common in books. Especially YA books with romance (duh). Just because they’re common, lots of people argue that they’re cliché. While I agree … Continue reading Why I Don’t Hate Love Triangles
We all know that the Internet has quite a few benefits when it comes to writing. But researching and blogging are not the only ones … Continue reading How to Correctly use the Internet as a Writer
I’ve seen this question come up several times. Since I’ve made it to the other side of editing once with my published novel Martin Hospitality, and … Continue reading How Do You Know When To Stop Editing?
Hello Fellow Authors ! I hope all of you are having an amazing writing time. Well, recently I was interviewed by an amazing yet hilarious … Continue reading @Iva: TAJ Author Interview!
I graduated high school in May of 2016. Unlike the vast majority of my friends, I did not continue on to college. So while all the … Continue reading While Others Graduate, I Write
So I participated in Camp NaNo for the month of April. Not only that, but I started two weeks early with some friends. Goal for … Continue reading I Failed NaNoWriMo (and I’m glad)
One of the biggest debates in the writerly world is whether to self-publish or use a traditional publisher. I’ve just completed a blog post series … Continue reading Self-Publishing Checklist
So for some reason, I thought that working on two novels for camp would be a good idea. Well, so far it has been. I … Continue reading Writing Two Novels at Once // Camp NaNo Entry #2
Don’t do it. There will come a time that you’ll want to look back on your old writing, I promise you. Whether you think the … Continue reading Why You Should Never Delete Your Writing