Do I Need A Book Writing Coach?

Do I Need A Book Writing Coach?

My answer might surprise you. Honestly, the average writer does not need a writing coach. Most writers can read blogs, watch vlogs, and take a self-guided course or two to figure out the book writing world. However, there are writers out there, myself included, who have needed and will need hands-on guidance. If you think you’re one of those people, then this blog post is for you.

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Three Tips to Help You Make Progress In Your Writing Journey

Three Tips to Help You Make Progress In Your Writing Journey

All writers reach a point in their writing career where they feel stuck. Many of us dream of the time when we can sit at home and write uninterrupted to our heart’s content. However, we have full-time jobs, children, spouses, and busy lives. How can we continue moving forward in our writing journey and make progress when it feels like we’re stuck?

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How to Come Up With Original Story Ideas

How to Come Up With Original Story Ideas

Last year, I wrote a blog post on coming up with story ideas. However, since that time, I’ve had many writers ask me for advice on coming up with original story ideas. Oftentimes, they have no trouble coming up with an idea for their stories, but after researching their idea they realize it sounds similar to other books or movies that have already been published and are successful. Therefore, how do we, as writers, come up with original story ideas that have never been written about before?

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Writing Advice for Young Writers

Writing Advice for Young Writers

Year after year, young writers continue to pop up and share with us their words and their experiences. Let’s face it. Writing is already hard, but to write while navigating school, puberty, and sports can be overwhelming! The good news is, its not impossible, and I have three pieces of advice that hopefully will make this stressful time a little easier.

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How To Write Physical Descriptions

How To Write Physical Descriptions

Many writers, despite crafting amazing character profiles, struggle to describe their characters in their novel. They want the readers to see the character exactly how they envision him or her in their mind, yet, they don’t want to say too much. How, can we as writers, share enough details to make our characters seem real without going overboard? Read on for my two tips.

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What To Include On An Author Website If You Haven't Written A Book

What To Include On An Author Website If You Haven't Written A Book

Many newbie authors want to create an author website, but feel that they can’t because they may not have any published books yet. However, it is essential that any writer, published or not, create an author website. Why? Because you can share so much with readers! They can see what your working on, find out more information about you, read your blog, purchase your books, and see the services you offer.

Where do you start? What essentials should you include? Below, I’ve compiled a list of what I feel are essential for any author website.

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Three Tips to Help Writers Stand Out Online

Three Tips to Help Writers Stand Out Online

Whether you plan to traditionally publish or self-publish, in today’s world you’re going to need an online presence. The world today is digital and readers need to be able to find you, follow you, and connect with you online. In today’s blog post, I’m going to outline three tips that can help you stand out online and increase your online presence.

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Three Tips To Help You Research Your Novel

Three Tips To Help You Research Your Novel

In my opinion, no matter the genre you write and no matter whether you are a plotter or a pantser, at some point or another you will need to do research for your novel. Fortunately, there are a variety of resources we can use to research our novel. While conducting my own research for my novel, I compiled a list of three major resources that I'm going to share with you today. 

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