5 Things Writers Should Stop Worrying About 

Worrying has to be one of the essential parts of a writer’s DNA. There are so many things to be concerned about! However, the reality is so many things are out of a writer’s control–especially during the writing process. Here are my top 5 things writers should learn to stop worrying about. Save all thatContinue reading “5 Things Writers Should Stop Worrying About “

7 Things Writers Should Stop Wasting Their Time On

We all know what a demon procrastination is. But what about the other things that get in the way of actual writing? I have a list of things that (some, not all) writers have a tendency to waste their time with. Whether it’s old habits that need shaking, or creative crutches that lead to excuses,Continue reading “7 Things Writers Should Stop Wasting Their Time On”

Are You Holding On To Your Book Too Long? 4 Signs You’re Ready to Share Your Work With the Publishing Industry

Everyone has an opinion: your critique group, your family etc. If you’re writing a book you need to show it to people to get it published, right? Your critique group or family has watched you toil over your writing for months, years or decades. And often they’re the ones that say: “Send it out!” Are youContinue reading “Are You Holding On To Your Book Too Long? 4 Signs You’re Ready to Share Your Work With the Publishing Industry”

4 Ways To Edit Your Book Back on Track

When you go back to edit, do you ever find your book has lost its way? Not sure what it is anymore? Too close to it to see it clearly? This happens with many manuscripts I see. Writers query these novels still unsure of what it is and how they got there. Here are my tips forContinue reading “4 Ways To Edit Your Book Back on Track”