Sometimes a little competition is what you need to get back in the writing game. What better way to do that than to enter writing contests and see how well you’ll do? As writers, we’re often plagued with a whole lot of self-doubt which can have a negative effect on our mental health and our … Continue reading Writing Contests to Enter for 2020
SHORT OPINION PIECE This could be confusing. Though when I look at it. It isn't, well not to me. I see games where authors list other authors they know. In fact, I am tagged in these games and I rarely participate. Why? You may ask. Well...it's because it shows we know each other. It shows, … Continue reading Facebook Games & Amazon
Editing Tips I spend a lot of time editing other people’s writing and self-editing my own work. In fact, I spend more time revising and proofreading than I do writing. So I thought I’d share a few of my favorite editing tips: 1. Accept Favor Requests for Editing When a friend, family member, or coworker … Continue reading Ten Editing Tips from Melissa Donovan
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware® I've been expending a lot of words and time lately warning about the latest scam phenomenon to hit the writing world: fake publishing and marketing companies that, through outrageous prices and worthless services, extract enormous amounts of money from unwary writers. Based in the Philippines (despite their apparent US addresses, phone … Continue reading Scam Publishers…Beware.
Reviews. Something we all love to have as authors and business people. We need them to show other people's opinions about our products and services. They are important. The last thing we do is delete them. Especially if you are learning your trade. My muse, Chloe King is an erotic author who writes on Inkitt. … Continue reading Reviews
Posted on June 17, 2019 by Julia Roberts | Today’s guest post is by writing and creativity coach Julia Roberts (@juliadecodes). Despite its infamy for robbing people of their careers, writer’s block can give you a powerful gift—insight into your own relationship to the creative process. Writer’s block is nothing more than a drain of energy when you come to a … Continue reading Writer’s Block Is a Gift. Here’s Why.