4 Reasons You Need That Sample Edit

There is so much to be excited about when you find yourself ready to partner with an editor. You've worked hard on your story and you're...

Self-Assessing Your Manuscript

Manuscript assessments aren't just for "finished" manuscripts. In fact, if you find yourself getting stuck along the way in your writing p

INDIE Reads I Enjoyed This Year

A quick list of book recommendations by independent authors that helped me get out of my reading slump, and are perfect to cozy up with this

Tips for Newbie Writers

What does it even mean to be a "new writer"? To be honest, I’m not sure what constitutes a writer as a “new” writer. When you first start...

How to Improve Your Writing Skills

Pro-tip: None of this involves not writing. Whether you’re one of those writers that think of your writing as something that comes easy...

Favorite Books on Personal Growth

2020 was one hell of a year. it turned everything we thought we knew upside down and forced everyone to relearn and readjust how we...

How to Pick Your Next Story Idea

When you have too many ideas and just don't know where to start -- here's how you can narrow it down. When you have a lot of unfinished...

Trope Talk: Urban Fantasy

Tropes exist in pretty much everything we read, watch, and so on. I'm not saying these tropes are only found in urban fantasy, they are...

Casting Call - Character Edition

Being a writer means characters live rent-free in my head on a regular basis and they always have a lot to say. For me, I love a...

Worldbuilding Resources

Let's talk about settings. My urban fantasy project Journey to the Throne is set in an alternate version of New York City that exists...

6 Books For Writers

I love books that I can continuously reference as reminders and learning points regardless of where I am in my writing process or where I am

Plan With Me: Week Two Check In

Has it really only been TWO weeks? It's hard to believe it's only been two weeks when it feels like I'm already in the third week of...

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