Your attitude can make the biggest difference in your life. I believe authors, and artists of any kind, can be susceptible to bad attitudes. When you work in a subjective field, particularly one which requires an understanding of human emotions, you are bound to have bouts of doubt, the occasionally lack of inspiration or even full-fledged depression. These can hit hard, particularly if you write and read in certain genres.
Do you have what it takes to be an author? Much like I will never be a football player, there are some people who just aren’t meant… Read more “Is it the writer’s life for me?”
by Meg West, author of Love on Longboat Key Most authors enjoy writing about place. I should know–I’m one of them. I love pointing the lens of… Read more “How to complete a novel; describe your characters like never before.”
Romance author, writing instructor and RWA contest judge Renee Wildes tells you how to write the perfect opening. Hook your readers from the first word.
Confession time. It has been three weeks since I worked on my wip novel, Until Morning. I have the manuscript mapped out in my head but I… Read more “How to find the time to write.”
Sorry for the lack of posting. When I started this blog I promised myself I would make one post per day. Unfortunately, I was hit with a… Read more “Are there less publishers and more authors in 2018?”
Yesterday I opened a poll on twitter. This poll, pictured below, asked if an author needs a literary agent to be successful. Before I answer this question… Read more “Do I need a literary agent?”