Tag Archives: Writing Goals

How To Grow As A Writer & Never Look Back

How many hours of practice do they say it takes to master an instrument? Well double that, and you might be halfway there when it comes to the craft of writing fiction. Creative writing is difficult, but that’s what makes … Continue reading

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Dealing With Passive Voice In Your Novel

I have an addiction. Apparently, I’m addicted to writing sentences in the passive voice. After each session of writing, I run my work through Grammarly and inevitably numerous passive voice errors pop up. I can’t stand them! If you’re like … Continue reading

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Writing A Book Made Easier

Are you starting on your first book? Maybe you’ve written ten and are looking for an easier way. Writing hacks can be very useful in getting your story idea down on paper and helping you push through the dreaded middle … Continue reading

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How To Use The Rule Of 3 In Writing.

This writing hack is often used in many novels, scripts, and TV/Film. It is so universal that, yes, you should be incorporating it into your stories. If you are new to the rule of 3, the video below will introduce … Continue reading

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The First Pages Of Your Novel Should Have…

Worried the beginning of your novel isn’t going to captivate your readers? Then follow these eleven simple tips to make sure you have included everything you needed to hook them. There is also a video on where to start your … Continue reading

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The Anticipation Will Drive Your Readers Forward

The big fight scene, the grand reveal, and the fantastic finish all need one thing before they happen-anticipation on the part of your readers. How do you build that anticipation? How do you create that feeling of, ‘I have to … Continue reading

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Show vs. Tell–Yes It’s Time To Talk About That Again

Show don’t tell. We hear it everywhere we go looking for advice on writing. Why, because it is one of the biggest killers of writing and one of the most common. With the article below you’ll be on your way … Continue reading

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