NaNoWriMo Prep: 5 Tips For Pantsers

Here are five tips to help the pantsers in our writing group, the people who write by the seat of their pants. They don’t use outlines, but they start writing. They have a premise and characters in their head and want to tell their story immediately. If you are such a writer or want to Read More

5 Tools To Plan Your Writing Life

Every writer struggles with the actual writing part, one way or another. Especially when writing is just one of the long list of things that you have to do. But there are a few tools out there that can help you to plan your writing life. Here are five tools that can help you. Read More

New Writing Prompts Every Month

Starting this year, we’ll have a new set of short writing prompts available for you. I created these sets as a warm up for your actual writing. Use these to write a scene, 100 to 200 words about anything, or created a dialogue between your characters and find out more about them. Find the full Read More

Five Things To Do To Stay Productive When You Don’t Write

Everyone has moments when words don’t really happen. In such cases you have two choices: write or don’t write. If you choose to write, then get to it! You don’t have time to read this. But when you don’t write, you can still do work as a writer. There is more to being a writer Read More

NaNoWriMo Prep: Inviting Your Character To Coffee

Last week I shared one way to make an outline and I also mentioned two other things you need before you start writing your story: a summary and a description of your characters. Your characters are what makes or breaks your story. That’s why this week I’m looking at how you prepare your character for Read More