Categories: Writing & Editing Process
Tags: creative process, revising your writing, self-editing, writer's voice
Learn how to listen for your genuine voice as you silence that demon, The Faux Writer, who may persistently be trying to intrude.
Categories: For the Love of Writing
Tags: creative writing, fiction writing, memoir writing, nonfiction writing, writing resources
Of the many excellent books on the art and craft of writing, here are seven to inspire you.
Tags: book marketing, writing resources
Discover resources to help with marketing your book and using a literary agent to your best benefit. With the right help, your book can succeed.
Tags: writers' retreats, writing resources
Thinking about applying to a writer’s residency or retreat? Here’s what you may gain from attending one.
Categories: Selling Your Writing
Tags: author platform, professional writing
Whether or not to use a pseudonym is often a personal decision — although legal and safety issues can also come into play. Learn some of the pros and cons of pen names.
Tags: freelance writing
Ask yourself these four pointed questions to determine if a writing project is worthy of your time.
Tags: creative writing, fiction writing, revising your writing
The beginning of a story is crucial. It can make the difference in gaining the attention of a prospective agent, acquisitions editor, and ultimately the reader. So, how do you start? Here are some suggestions to help you find your beginning.
Tags: character development, memoir, memoir writing, nonfiction writing
Trauma creates chaos, while writing brings new order, imposing a beginning, middle, and an end. Here are some key suggestions for how to approach writing a memoir about trauma.
Tags: memoir writing, writer's voice
How writing about trauma can benefit us — both emotionally and physically.
Tags: creative process, writer's block
I encourage you to keep writing, for your writing may actually be a remedy for the sorrow, fear, confusion, empty-headedness, and aching hearts — yours and others’.