Being Politically Correct: Is It Necessary In Your Writing?

Diversity and portraying diverse topics in a sensitive nature that avoids stereotypes and misconceptions is important to write about. However, there is much debate on whether it is important to be politically correct in your writing. In this [...]

Being Politically Correct: Is It Necessary In Your Writing?2019-10-02T08:32:22-07:00

Five Ways to Improve Your Writing When You’re NOT Writing

Practice might make perfect, however, if we actually spent all of our time writing, we wouldn’t love it anymore. But writing is about more than just putting words to paper. It’s about creating rich, complex and vivid imagery. [...]

Five Ways to Improve Your Writing When You’re NOT Writing2019-10-02T04:27:40-07:00

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Four: Anticlimactic Endings

**Warning: The “Seven Sins of Writing” series has spoilers about the television show Game of Thrones.** In the first month of the “Seven Sins of Writing” series that we have been writing on Game of Thrones’ final season, [...]

“The Seven Sins of Writing” Part Four: Anticlimactic Endings2019-07-10T07:56:52-07:00

2 Ways to Elevate Your Writing in 2019

Part of the evolution as a writer (and self-editor) is to elevate your craft. It's about striving to describe things with clearer language, create three-dimensional, complex protagonists and villains that readers care about. To write dialogue that’s natural-sounding [...]

2 Ways to Elevate Your Writing in 20192018-12-07T11:07:02-07:00

Proper Protocol for Collecting Feedback from Beta Readers

As any seasoned author knows, you can only revise a manuscript for so long before it all just blends together. You can no longer tell whether the plot is compelling, the characters are interesting, or if it’s just [...]

Proper Protocol for Collecting Feedback from Beta Readers2018-12-07T13:41:36-07:00