Hey there, Muse-chasers. We’ve been a bit quiet over here on the blog, since life got a bit, well, hectic (which is really saying something considering the last year…), and we needed to focus on other things. But we’re still here, still dreaming and writing and revising and reading and wishing (and revising again…). We … More Summertime Link Salad
Freshly tossed, our regular Link Salad is a mix of writing-related articles, inspiring videos, pep talks, funnies, and author interviews, served with a sprinkle of book release news and a drizzle of anything that makes us as writers—and humans—laugh, cry, and fangirl over. We hope it provides some fun inspiration for you, especially now, when … More Link Salad!
Writing a novel requires a lot more stamina, discipline and perseverance than most people think. After all, how else can you sustain your enthusiasm and momentum for 75,000 words or more? Writing a novel is a marathon, and while there may be stretches along the way where you feel like picking up speed or dragging … More 7 habits of highly effective novelists
Know the rules so you can break ’em – and that applies to writing. Here are some consider.
#writingadvice #writingtips … More Writing Notebook: 6 Writing Rules To Know So You Can Break Them
What makes a character tick and a reader stick? We’re delving into how to create compelling characters this month in Writer’s Notebook!
#writingtips … More #WritingNotebook: On Creating Compelling Characters
Hello, dear readers! We’re so excited for our first ever Writer Spotlight! This month, we’re featuring a writer who is near and dear to our hearts. Friends with one of our Muses, R.K. first appeared on here when she agreed to be a guest writer, featuring her thrilling story, Icarunite. We are thrilled to welcome … More Writer Spotlight: R.K. Brainerd
Hello, dear readers! Welcome to our first post in our revamped Wondering Wednesdays series! As we mentioned in our previous intro post, we’re really, really excited for this new series and hope that you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed writing it. Series One for Wondering Wednesdays is all about writing that first draft. So, … More Wondering Wednesdays: So, You Want to Write a Novel?
Hello, dear readers! If you’ve been following with us for a while, you may have noticed that, at the start of this year, we introduced a new monthly series, called Wondering Wednesdays. We were excited for the ideas and ready to share our stories and thoughts with you. We even posted a few times, too. … More Wondering Wednesdays: Reimagined
And here’s your mid-week Link Salad, freshly tossed and full of wholesome writerly goodness – industry tips on developing character arcs, world-building, querying, and more!
#writingadvice #writingresources #writingtips … More Mid-Week Link Salad!
How do we create goals, what do we use to help hold us accountable? And most importantly, what do we do when we fall short of achieving them?
In this month’s #WonderingWednesday, we share our process in getting disciplined. … More Wondering Wednesday: Crafting Goals
Goodreads has this fantastic feature called Ask the Author, where readers and fans can basically ask their favourite authors anything and learn more about them, their stories, their writing process, their quirks and habits, and more. It’s a great way to pick through your favourite authors’ brains and get to know them better. And of … More Writerly Advice From Laini Taylor and Maggie Stiefvater
Some speeches move us. Others galvanise us. Here are some of our favourites. #inspiration for … More Link Salad – Videos to Inspire You