So, You Want to be a Better Writer? 5 Quick Tips to Help You Show, Not Tell.

Originally appeared on the Burning Soul Press Blog 4.4.22 Everyone thinks they can write a book. How hard can it be, right? You sit down, you plot out a story, break it down chapter by chapter, and then start typing – and eventually you have yourself a book. Well sure, that’s one approach! But letContinue reading “So, You Want to be a Better Writer? 5 Quick Tips to Help You Show, Not Tell.”

Beta Reading: It’s More Than, “Did You Like It?”

“Your mom is not a beta reader; she will not provide you with critical feedback because… well, she’s your mom!” Picture it. It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. After days – weeks – months – maybe even years, you’re ready to type THE END on your manuscript. And while I want you to revelContinue reading “Beta Reading: It’s More Than, “Did You Like It?””

How to Fit Writing into Life: Top Five Strategies for Making Writing a Daily Reality  

“If you want to be an author. Be an author.” “You’re not human, right?” “Do you sleep?” “How do you find the time?” “But don’t you have children?” I kid you not – I’ve been asked these exact questions more times than I can count. And my answers are: “I disagree. I am most certainlyContinue reading “How to Fit Writing into Life: Top Five Strategies for Making Writing a Daily Reality  “