10 Little-Known Resources For Professional Writers

10 Little-Known Resources For Professional Writers

Today’s question comes from L. Farnsworth from Twitter: What are some unconventional resources (e.g. not a 'how-to' guide) that professional authors use which newer authors tend not to? I have my own thoughts on this but I think it's a hugely important...
How Early is Too Early for a Character’s Death?

How Early is Too Early for a Character’s Death?

Today’s question comes from Cody from Twitter. Is it okay if the first death of a character (a minor or major one) happens early on in the first or second chapter of a book? Taken to its extremes, the question splits into two. One. Is it okay to kill a character at...
How Early is Too Early for a Character’s Death?

How Can You Know It’s Real?

Today’s question comes from Janie K. from Twitter. How do I stick to a discipline and routine when it comes to writing? Aside from willpower and strictness with myself and having worked it around my schedule, I still fail to follow it Writers hate to admit it, but we...
Submit a Question!

Submit a Question!

I would love to hear about your troubles, your worries, and your writing problems. Even the ones of the crap-how-do-I-put-it-into-words variety. Whatever it is that’s troubling you; I can help. (Or at least attempt an interesting answer.) Please submit your question...
The 23 Descriptions Every Writer Likes to Abuse

The 23 Descriptions Every Writer Likes to Abuse

I know this is not your fault. You didn’t abuse anything. Least of all, descriptions. It was all those other writers who have spoiled the written word by using some verbs and phrases one time too many. Without further ado, here’s your… List of Descriptions to...