Writing Life

10 Amazon Gifts to Treat Yourself to When You Meet Your Next Writing Milestone

Isn’t it an amazing feeling when you hit a writing goal or milestone? Finished a first draft? Met an editing goal? Landed an agent? Wrapped up that super hard chapter? Whatever it was, you worked hard and you deserve to celebrate! And what better way to do so than buying yourself a little writerly gift?… Read More 10 Amazon Gifts to Treat Yourself to When You Meet Your Next Writing Milestone

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Why Taking Breaks from Your Writing is Beneficial

Taking breaks from your writing is, in so many ways, highly beneficial to your health, motivation, and – believe it or not – your productivity! Today, I’m going to share my success in taking breaks and how it helped me write a better novel, as well as why you need to step away from the computer, notebook, tablet, or wherever you tend to write, every once in a while.… Read More Why Taking Breaks from Your Writing is Beneficial

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7 Reasons I LOVE to Write (and 2 Reasons You Should, Too)

…today I’m going to share some reasons why I love to write. Because it’s healthy to remind yourself why you do what you do! It keeps you focused, and helps you stay dedicated to your work. At the bottom of this post, there will be two more reasons to love your writing. The point of my list is to inspire your own, so you can finish your novel or screenplay ASAP!… Read More 7 Reasons I LOVE to Write (and 2 Reasons You Should, Too)

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OUCH – How to Turn Criticism & Insults into Motivation to Write

Not everyone will like your book, and that’s okay. It’s physically impossible to please everyone. So what if someone thinks your book is junk? There will always be someone who does love it, who does zone out at the dinner table thinking about your latest plot twist, and who does secretly pray for a sequel.… Read More OUCH – How to Turn Criticism & Insults into Motivation to Write