Academy Awards 2019: What the Nominations Mean for Storytellers

Seen as one of the most prestigious film industry award ceremonies held in the U.S., the 91st Academy Awards airs on February 24, 2019. But what do the 2019 Academy Awards mean for storytellers? As book editors and [...]

Academy Awards 2019: What the Nominations Mean for Storytellers2019-02-14T10:37:11+00:00

4 Effective New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Writing in 2019

2019 is fast approaching. A new twelve months is the perfect opportunity for authors to consider the question: how can you improve your writing in 2019? It's the time to review where you can improve, and strengthen your [...]

4 Effective New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Writing in 20192018-12-07T10:38:05+00:00

Five Ways to Kick that Winter Cold (and Keep Writing!)

Ah, winter time. Several months of delicious food, shopping, family time and…contracting a cold/flu?! Yes, it’s cold season, and as I can personally attest as I’m on day 12 of a winter cold (almost two weeks!), it’s an [...]

Five Ways to Kick that Winter Cold (and Keep Writing!)2018-12-03T11:42:53+00:00

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+00:00

Learn the Writer’s Lingo: A Quick Glossary

Writing and publishing, like most industries, has developed its own set of terms or “writer's lingo” to describe different facets of the trade. These involve the steps involved in creation, acquisition and distribution of books. For novice writers [...]

Learn the Writer’s Lingo: A Quick Glossary2018-12-07T13:07:13+00:00