Novels are often written in past tense, but writing in a consistent tense can be tricky. Here are some tips for writing a novel in past tense.
Parallel structure is needed to make sentences readable, and using it will make your writing better. Here is a quick rundown on parallel structure and how to use it.
I am a writer with a day job. Writing takes priority, but the bills are just as important. What I’ve learned so far is this: balance and prioritizing are key.
A fractured fairy tale takes the familiar story—and turns it on its ear. Writing a fractured fairy tale is a great way to give your muse a jump start. Practice today with these five tips.
Becoming a good writer is a process that is continually developed, and the skill requires constant practice and study. In this post, I’ll be taking a look at the essential books that will make you a better writer.
There are a lot of great apps for writers out there that can help your creative process. Here are a few we've found that may help you write even better.
Can’t find your keyboard on your desk? 10 organization tips to help you control the clutter in a home office.
If you work from home, you know that keeping a home office organized can be difficult. Check out this list of organizational tools for a home office that can help you keep that mess in check!
Are you struggling to craft the perfect hero or heroine? Or are you almost there but need a little help to flesh out the character and make him or her real? Check out these ideas!
Here are some common writing mistakes new authors make when first starting out—and many of these mistakes are made by experienced authors too!
Are you trying to create some New Year's resolutions that will help you grow as an author and sell more books? Check out some of these ideas!
Enjoy these Christmas quotes to help get you in the holiday spirit!
As a writer, you sit at a desk for long periods of time. A standing desk may be just the helpful tool you need to stay fit and get ahead.
Do you ever sit down at your computer, then promptly get distracted from writing? Maybe some of these writing distractions sound familiar? Next time you run into these distractions, try one of our tips!
As Thanksgiving approaches, we think about what we're grateful for. Here is our list of 18 things authors are grateful for.
Families don’t get in the way of your writing; they just complicate it. Here are a few ways to write and include your family in the process in order to juggle writing while raising a family.
There should be a more inspired solution to overcome writer’s block than banging your head against a keyboard. There is no one fix-all, but we’ll talk about some ways you can bring that spark back.
Your own life and personal experiences can be great inspiration for your novels. Here are some tips to help you turn your personal experiences into a novel.
To write believable, realistic characters, you first need to know them. Here are some questions you can "ask" the main characters in your books to get to know them better!