3 Ways to Improve Your Writing Overnight

When writing, there are a few simple mistakes that any novice will make without realizing what they are doing. These mistakes mark a piece of work as unpolished, or written by a beginner. Luckily, they are also easy to spot and easy to remedy. Before we start, remember that, while editing can be painful, in […]

Writing on Wednesday: Still

I sit, currently, in my bed, tucked under my quilt, the single light illuminating the room being the desk lamp within reach. It’s late, and I just have gotten back from an exam. Calculus. But by the time you will be reading this, it’s likely already Wednesday morning. That’s the joy of being able to […]

Writer’s Tool Box: Pinterest – Plus Photos from Frozen Flames

Pinterest is definitely something that everyone has at least heard of, but it’s not often something used to its full potential. Pinterest, in as few words, is a place to store all your ideas. I use Pinterest for recipes on a budget, for DIY Christmas decorations, for gift ideas, and more. But today I’m going […]

Characters… the Fingerprints of a Novel – Plus an interview with the cast of “The Others”

It’s often said that characters can run away with a novel, and I totally agree. That’s because real people have opinions and personalities, and if you have a diverse novel, then you shouldn’t be agreeing with your characters all the time. They’re going to do things you don’t want them to, and your novel will […]

Editing 101

Post number two in my ‘Tips for Getting Published’ series. This one is huge. Editing. If you already have a super polished manuscript, and are very confident in your editing skills, then feel free to skip this post. However, if you are like me and could always learn more tips, I hope some of the […]