Writing Is A Journey And Definitely Not A Short One. Pick a Post To See The Ways I Am Accomplishing My Goals And On A Sure Way To Success.
How In the World Do I Come Up with a Title for My Story I never expected to struggle with story titles. And I haven’t really considered it much until recently. Whenever I write stories that I don’t publish or don’t need to submit for class assignments, titles arent an issue. If anything most of … Read more
I’ve just got over the hump of midterm week, I think, and I’m honestly just trying to make it to finals week in one piece…I also realized that it’s okay if I don’t get everything done at the exact moment that I want it done
I am not perfect and mistakes are bound to happen when writing. But if these mistakes distract readers from the story then this mistake has got to be dealt with. Because when I publish a story ( and soon a novel ) I want people to read my story and enjoy its events, not be distracted by my grammar
After embarrassing myself on a train fumbling with a notebook and pencil I learned that there were some things to consider whenever I go to buy my writer’s notebook. And some things for you to consider too. Your writer’s notebook should suit you and your stories.
And while I am so happy that I’ve earned something, I am also so ready to make even more money.
Does where I live, and where you live really impact the chances of getting a publishing deal?… There are opportunities that you and I just won’t come across if we are not in the place that they’re offered
With low maintenance, I get to make money doing something I’m already doing, writing fiction…
the next key to unlocking the next level of my productivity is increasing my writing stamina…My journey with writing stamina is a never eneding one. But as I continue to understand what works for me as a writer, there are so many ways and opportunities for me to increase and maintain my writing stamina.
Being able to use books to make new furniture has definitely topped the cake for me. Imagine making a small table structure using old books and topping it off with a paper mache top.
I have always struggled with work management and attaining productivity that produced good and progressing results. But … I think I’ve gotten into a really effective groove.
If you want to write a decent or really good essay quickly you first have to know what your teacher wants. What does he/she want you to know and write?
Honestly, I’m sort of laughing at these three clues because although they are accurate clues, the story is nothing like what these three sound like alone.
What Is A Plotter? This post is a bonus post to my previous post, where you’ll see how I figured out whether I am a Plotter or a Panster. I also laid out the plotting method I’m going to try out to write my books. Maybe you’ve read that post or maybe not. Since I … Read more
Wanting to find a routine or strategy to help me move past a couple of pages I stumbled upon outlining and plotting in my research and web surfing.
Reading lists can take forever to finish. But they don’t have to. Whether you’ve got to clean out your library like I do or just are excited to read great books and can’t wait to move on. You’ve got 12 tips to help speed up the process and definitely not the procrastination.
But first I’ve got tons of books I haven’t finished reading, books I am currently reading, and books in my library that I have not touched. So, before I get down to the books I really really want to read, I’ve got to finish up my current set of books.
Though when writing I did notice how tricky it could be when deciding where to place these natural imperfections. People process text and speech differently. So while I do want my dialogue (for that text and on) to exhibit the kind of imperfections that natural speech has, I can’t just place them anywhere and everywhere. That’ll just make my dialogue hard to understand and more unnatural…
Structuring a story can include very thorough/meticulous organizing and outlining. It can also be the use of a story archetype to best deliver your message. Or formulating your sentences and paragraphs so that your ideas flow smoothly. They can be all of these things, just one of these things and more. Applying structure to a story definitely doesn’t require one cookie-cutter formula.
I want to start making money now and more money the further I go into my career. Being a starving artist or creator or writer is not on my to-do list. This blog is 7 months old and so far I have made…
Anyone can write about anything. But to receive recognition, support, compensation, and respect for your writing, art, and creative work. Receiving all of that (and more) despite obstacles that many black artists face in the literary world takes the accomplishment to another level…He may also become your favorite author and this may become your new favorite book.
Move books on and off your shelf easily with these 21 methods. You decide which methods fit your quirky or unique aesthetic tastes. These methods can be used for your home library, school library, book store shelves, or office library. Depending on your aesthetic and level of quirkiness, one of these methods is just right for you.
I was successful with moving this story along past a couple of pages. Except I just started the story over. Deleting most of it, saving only a paragraph or two…But how do I actually get the book done and write past a few pages?
Being a college student and trying to build up a writing career at the same time could be tricky but also very beneficial. In one manner juggling writing pieces and this blog, alone can keep me writing most days. And if I want a decent grade in classes I better be busy completing assignments and stuff. So combining the two could be hectic or the perfect combination for good habit building, writing development, and productivity.
Book sales are great but at the end of the day, they depend on other people deciding whether they want to buy my work or like my work. Investing in my book sales and all other earnings related to my writing, helps me ensure that I can still earn and generate income
Bookstores were inevitably going to experience some sort of (initial) decline before the industry fully adapted to the digital age and its advancements. However, the Corona Virus aka Covid-19 accelerated this decline…But instead of a decline, this is the perfect opportunity for book stores to make their comeback. But it may require a little evolving unless all the internet and technology suddenly fails.
after you figure out your writing goals and min-goals (things you’re aiming for related to writing) come up with a plan of action. The plan of action can best be recorded or illustrated as a road map. This road map put outlines and organizes your goal into a plan of action.
Of course, some other professions are more obviously lucrative, with some professions that promise faster financial success and more financial security. But sometimes being a successful writer requires a bit more work and a lot of writing. Here are 8 ways you can make money as a writer this year. Some of these methods can side hustles and others can turn into a stable source of income.
this method was jam-packed with versatility and the potential to make a lot of money… Different book clubs operate differently. And most times when people hear book club they think of people sitting around reading a book together. It can be that, but today it can also be so much more.
Character roles speak to the position characters play in a story and specify the purpose of that character in the story. Character roles are an important part of story writing and can’t be avoided. If you’re writing a story it is important to know why you include the characters that you do, and what they contribute to the story and the story’s message. There are 7 character roles in literature
Use story prompts to tackle your writing weakness so that you can make them stronger, and to sharpen your strengths. Picking variations of the same kind of prompts to practice can help you do so. You can also use the same prompt over and over, between months or weeks to track your progress.
Story Archetypes allow readers to recognize their world or elements of their life in a story. They see themselves, what they could be, what they’ve been through, what they aspire to, how they want to live, what they want to do
Starting a book can mean starting off with planning or research. It can also mean starting with describing a setting or how a character feels. It is completely up to you and I. But it definitely starts with writing.
This concept I learned especially from James Patterson’s Red Roses. Everything from beginning to end was not only relevant but connected…
A pen name is a made-up (false) name that authors use instead of their real names for their creative works. A pen name is also known as a pseudonym.
use them to make a great story. The first draft can be a huge mess sometimes, but if you clean it up you can marvel at the gem it is.
How exactly do I have anything to write. How are my stories born? How do I get my writing ideas?…All of these methods can curate the most phenomenal of stories, the only thing missing is a paper and pencil to get started…
Writing on paper initially allows me to be more focused than I can be on a laptop. With pencil and paper, the editing process may be messier. But…
Every writing session won’t be perfect or the same. But if I have the chance or am faced with the opportunity to be more productive in writing sessions I can apply these adjustments & accommodations to write more and write better.
I soon realized that I was burnt out. So I took a vacation and it is the best thing I have done to further my writing so far…
An author platform…measures an author’s audience/readership, their ability to reach their audience and get reads/sales, and their influence and presence across multiple platforms and areas.
the many ways published authors can make money, with traditional publishing, self publishing, hybrid publishing and ways that work no matter how a book is published…
as writer I realized that in order to get work done and be a better writer I need to write everyday. And to write everyday I needed discipline…
But then I realized I am unable to point out my weakness, especially the biggest ones, because I am not separate from my writing: unable to analyze my writing unbiasedly, I
And now when I look into my google docs I have multiple pieces in progress: I am juggling them all to the finish line…after a week or so I noticed that I had almost abandoned some of my older pieces.
I was un-healthily taking too long to get my first words down draining myself of all my inspiration and ideas…
Questions and more questions can continue to form, trying to decide what type of writing to do. What should I write? is a question that I had to ask myself over and over again when I got serious…
And after taking the right creative writing class that had me writing one or two pieces every week, I knew more than the first time I “knew” that I wanted to write.