Write well. Write often. Edit wisely.
Even your most avid fans may hunger for a different protagonist, a different story world, or even a different genre. Consider options for when readers become saturated by elements of your stories.
Invest as much in books one, two, and ten as you did in book one. That is, don’t shortchange books beyond the first one.
I haven’t written an article of encouragement recently, but since the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo or NaNo) is next month, I thought I’d take a few minutes to encourage you to begin a new project, maybe push yourself into trying a new genre or writing style, if only as an exercise and only for […]
Encouragement for when you feel you’ll never be as good as other writers.
Take the time to read something for yourself—encouragement for writers and editors caught up in their work.
Encouragement for fiction editors to experience story from the inside by writing either short or long fiction, whatever they typically edit.
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.
Reminder about the National Novel Writing Month and encouragement to try something new.
It’s time for a bit of encouragement. After a summer filled with activities that eat into your writing time, it’s time to get back into the rhythm and flow of creating, of linking events and characters and details into stories that readers clamor for.