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
It is offically summer for most of us! Schools out, and now we have all of that extra time to finish that book..only we don’t … Continue reading Summer Writing Program?!
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
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’m a goal oriented person. I work best with a deadline and a list of goals that I want to accomplish. Since today is the … Continue reading Creating Monthly Goals
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?
Being a writer is very mentally and emotionally demanding, especially for us teens who are already going through so much. We go through ups and … Continue reading Let’s Switch This Up A Bit
Hello, everyone. I hope everyone’s doing great, and killing the characters who aren’t listening to you. So, after being interviewed by none other than Melissa … Continue reading @Writer_Amina.m: TAJ Author Interview!
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)
Did I just use a cliché in my blog post title? Yes. Yes, I did. I am late posting this. It’s 3pm on Thursday, April … Continue reading Better Late Than Never // Your Words Matter
I love starting new stories. Putting down the first word for the first draft of a brand spanking new novel is one of the most … Continue reading Starting a New Story // Camp NaNo Entry #1