I'm always sceptical when someone claims that they have a "brand new way" to write stories. Stories have been written since the beginning of time; how can there be anything "new" about storytelling now? So when I heard about Story Grid, I was on the fence. What is this new method that claims to be … Continue reading Resource: Story Grid
Reblog: MG / YA Support by WRITERS’ RUMPUS
Do you write Middle Grade or Young Adult books? Find support for your writing through these online kidlit communities, challenges, courses, contests, and events [...] MG / YA Support — WRITERS' RUMPUS All writers need a resource like this. Even if you're not a MG or YA writer, there are tons of links at the … Continue reading Reblog: MG / YA Support by WRITERS’ RUMPUS
Reblog: The Best Free Online Writing Courses for Creative Writers by TCK Publishing
All of us want to improve our writing skills, hone our craft, and get ahead in our writing careers. Not all of us can go back to school and get our MFA in writing—heck, not all of us want to! Thankfully, the internet makes it possible to take great online writing courses for free (no … Continue reading Reblog: The Best Free Online Writing Courses for Creative Writers by TCK Publishing
3 Tabs I Always Have Open
Project Pea word count: 13,063 I hardly ever have more than one tab open. I'd call myself a fairly disorganised person most of the time, and yet when it comes to certain things like internet tabs, I can't stand keeping more than one thing open at a time. I just about explode every time my … Continue reading 3 Tabs I Always Have Open
Analysing First Chapters
There's nothing quite like cracking open the cover of a book and instantly being immersed in the story. Some writers are just magical, able to immediately transport you into a new world with characters that you instantly care for and want to know more about. Already, you probably have a book or an author in … Continue reading Analysing First Chapters
The Top 6 FREE Writing Resources on the Web – Why Creative Writers Should Always Be Learning
How many of you have been doing something for so long that it's like second nature to you? For me, one of those things is writing stories. I can't even begin to count how many stories I've written in my lifetime, and because I've done it so much, sometimes I can fall into the trap … Continue reading The Top 6 FREE Writing Resources on the Web – Why Creative Writers Should Always Be Learning
Writing a Novel in 3 Months – Is It Crazy?
If you're a writer and you don't follow Reedsy, what are you doing? Seriously, Reedsy is an incredible resource. It's kind of hard to define exactly what it is because it's pretty much everything a writer needs! Their blog talks about everything writing-related, from how to come up with a story idea to where and … Continue reading Writing a Novel in 3 Months – Is It Crazy?