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.
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What makes a character tick and a reader stick? We’re delving into how to create compelling characters this month in Writer’s Notebook!
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So you want to write a novel. What are some things you need before sitting down to crank out those words? Consider this your handy checklist.
#amwriting #writerchecklist #writingtips … More #WritingNotebook: How to Prepare to Write Your Novel
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