Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
Explanations for why a work in progress doesn’t read like a published novel. Includes areas to work on to improve a WIP.
When you can’t find rules for punctuation or grammar, sometimes simply choosing an option and then being consistent with that choice is all the answer you need.
Rid your stories of characters who just happen to always show up at the right place at the right time to discover secrets that they always understand.
Encouragement for when you feel you’ll never be as good as other writers.
The basics on nouns, how they can be used, and how they can be identified.
Encouragement for a new writing year.
Ways to get writing when the words won’t flow. Writing prompts and encouragement for the writer who doesn’t know what to write next.
A discussion of where to begin writing, especially when you don’t know where to start. Included a reminder to decide on foundational issues before putting pen to paper.
A reminder that you can’t fake the skills needed for writing convincing fiction. Learn the craft. Learn both the mechanics of writing and the elements of fiction.
Plagiarism is an issue for writers and teachers and anyone with ties to the writing profession. A look at plagiarism—what it is and how to avoid it.