5 Tips for Booking Your Blog

Are you a writer who wants to be a published author? You may unknowingly have already started on your masterpiece! If you have a blog, that is. If your goal is to finish your book this year, why not use your blog to make it happen? You can attract the attention of...

Don’t You Dare Double Space After a Period!

I need to post this blog again as a PSA for my current and future editing clients—while taking out double spaces from manuscripts can be very meditative, it is also time-consuming/labor intensive. Plus, many writers don’t know they shouldn’t double-space, especially...

Writers are Heroes

While you’re writing your novel or memoir about your hero on the page, you’re also becoming a hero. You may not think of yourself as a hero: heroes are guys who rush into burning buildings while everyone else cries or they pop a grenade into a machine gun nest to save...

How to Create Rock Star Fiction

I’m easily obsessed over a great story. Star Wars. Game of Thrones. Frozen. True Detective. You know I’m obsessed if I’m either wearing apparel from said show or have added the show’s theme to my ringtone. Back in January, I almost didn’t want to start watching True...

How to Stop Being a Serious Poet

If you attend a Tyler Johnson poetry reading you are guaranteed to be entertained. Tyler, of Carrboro, North Carolina, is an accomplished musician on the guitar, mandolin and banjo, as well as a seasoned folk and contra dancer. At his readings, he will get you moving...

Five Ways to Make Time for Your Writing

Today we welcome author and lifecoach Elaine Bayless of Raleigh, NC. I first met Elaine back in 2010 at a women’s networking group and about a year later she became one of my most ardent supporters of my workshops and programs! Thanks, Elaine! Elaine’s writing is...
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