Thankful for Mentors

I have learned much from Shawn Coyne and Steven Pressfield. Learning from these talented men helps me to focus on what's really important, the story.

8 Simple Steps to Help You Write

There are simple steps you can take to help you attain your writing goals and create good habits. Setting up a daily goal is a great tool to evaluate your progress. Evaluate your schedule and make a realistic daily word count goal that is attainable with your scheduled writing time. Then use these 8 steps to help … Continue reading 8 Simple Steps to Help You Write

Finding A Writing Group

Writing can be lonely. Reaching out to meet strangers is hard for us Introverts, especially when we move to a new place. As writers, we tend to be our own best company. As  writers who want to publish our best work, we need to go a bit further, and expand the horizon. We need to … Continue reading Finding A Writing Group

Kill Writer’s Block – Improving Writing Skills

All writers have experienced writer's block - you know the feeling You have an idea but you just can't seem to focus or find the right words to get it down... Well here is Rick Davis's advise on video, of how to kill writer's block forever. It's all about giving yourself permission and to indulge … Continue reading Kill Writer’s Block – Improving Writing Skills

Planning Your Writing – Is An Unedited Writing Spree Worth the Time?

Do you plan your scenes or write without the internal editor turned on? I Just finished the April Camp NaNoWriMo, which is an exercise in writing fluently, and without the internal editor to stop the writing flow. I was able to make my goal, but now I have to go back and edit. Of course, … Continue reading Planning Your Writing – Is An Unedited Writing Spree Worth the Time?