Book Ideas, Writing, & The Day Job

I’m a bit overwhelmed lately, so I thought writing about it in a blog post was a great idea. As everyone probably already knows (read: I refuse to shut up about it), I’ve chosen to self-publish the REM World trilogy. There’s more about my reasoning behind that here, but today I want to talk about … Read moreBook Ideas, Writing, & The Day Job

Self-Publishing VS Traditional Publishing

Writing a book takes a lot of time and energy. You pour your own emotions and experiences into your characters, twist the world you live in to create something new and complex. It takes years of brainstorming, writing, editing, brainstorming some more, rewriting…and eventually you have a 100,000+ word book. And you may have written … Read moreSelf-Publishing VS Traditional Publishing

How To Keep Track Of Time In Your Novel

Hey there, Travelers & Dreamers! Today we’re gonna talk about pacing your novel and why it’s important! Let’s say you’re writing your novel, or reading one, and halfway through the characters confess their undying love for each other. Or your MC develops a major super power, something so strong and skilled that only masters have … Read moreHow To Keep Track Of Time In Your Novel

How To Outline Your Novel

Hey there, Travelers & Dreamers! Outlining your novel is a super fun exercise, actually. There’s no hard-and-fast rules for how to do it, as long as it makes sense to you. Nobody else is going to see your outline. Plus it’s a great way to prepare for the synopsis you’ll eventually have to write. (A … Read moreHow To Outline Your Novel

Impostor Syndrome: When Writing Isn’t Your Main Gig

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Who You Are You are not a full time writer. You have to work a non-writing related job in order to afford luxuries like food and running water. Gasp! You don’t make enough money to live on from your writing? You haven’t made any money from your writing? Cue the Impostor Syndrome! Maybe you even … Read moreImpostor Syndrome: When Writing Isn’t Your Main Gig