Choose one of the following categories or browse through their respective posts below for practical tips, actionable advice, and inspiration for your writing process!
For posts on plot, characterization, dialogue, pacing, structure, POV, planning, outlining, style, technique, and tools.
Style Guides vs. Style Sheets (two important tools in a writer’s toolbox)
An explanation of style guides and style sheets, their relationship, and how each tool can better your writing (whether you traditional or self-publish!).
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3 Essential Concepts for Character Development
Learn the fundamentals of character development: the influence of a character’s background, their driving motivations, and recognizing The Research Paradox.
Style Guides 101: What they are, why they’re important, and how to pick yours!
Style guides aren’t just for editors! Learn what they are; why they’re important for both traditional and self-publishing authors; and how to select yours.
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The ABCs of Style Sheets (feat. a Free Style Sheet Template!)
A practical style sheet how-to guide and free template to help you build your own. Just remember to keep it simple, straightforward, and easy to fill out!
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For posts on motivation, productivity, inspiration, writer’s block, and more.
5 Key Ways Writers Can Avoid Burnout (for NaNoWriMo and beyond!)
Reduce the risk of burnout and avoid a motivational crash by using the following practical and actionable tips to create a sustainable writing process.
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9 Focus Tips & Tricks for Writers
Trouble focusing is one of the top struggles for writers. These focus tips and tricks can be used individually or in tandem to reach that peak work “flow”!
7 Writing Inspiration Hacks
No matter your writer’s block, you can use the following inspiration hacks to brainstorm, get your thoughts together, or simply reboot your creative side.
For sources of inspiration for your manuscript, book lists on various topics, and general bookish appreciation.
Writing Resource Freebies
Enter your details in either (or both!) forms to grab a free copy of my printable and easy-to-use Style Sheet Template or Proofreading Workbook for Writers.
Find out more about Style Sheets (and how to use them) in my ABCs of Style Sheets post!