If there’s one thing I’ve learned from writing, it’s that we need to apply most writing rules sparingly. Just as in life, you need to have a good balance of both breaking and following the rules. Here are my six least favorite pieces of writing advice:Continue reading “Good Writing Advice- Not!”
Sometimes, the hardest part about writing is simply sitting down to do it. Between work, family, and social obligations, the time and motivation to write is often chipped away at and ultimately put off until “tomorrow.”
Of course, tomorrow comes, and none of yesterday’s demands have lessened (and may have actually increased), and so the cycle continues.
Writing is hard. Like, double hard. I knew I wanted to be a writer—specifically a novelist—almost fifteen years ago. Back then I had this romantic idea that I would sit down at a piece of paper or a computer and just like that, the magic would happen. A few hours a day, and bam! A fantastical world of my creation would come to life before my eyes before I’d know it. Continue reading “Completing Your First Novel: A New Author’s Musings”
Krista– the fabulous lady who taught me SO very much about blogging– is hosting two FREE independent webinars! I very much encourage anyone wanting to monetize their blog to check out her courses, Curious Words wouldn’t be the same without them! See the links to sign up for them below. Continue reading “Free Blogging Webinars”
I do believe I owe all of you an apology. The past two months since I last posted have been nothing short of chaotic, and in the madness, I was too exhausted to post faithfully like I had set out to do. Continue reading “An (Extended) Writing Break”