You consider yourself to be a writer, but you realize that you are still at the very beginning of your career. You don’t have work out there that’s bringing in too many new followers, and you don’t have devoted fans writing to tell you how amazing your pieces are. How can you begin to establish… Continue reading Creating your platform
Writing can be a very personal endeavor, and it can be easy to keep your work under wraps until you think it’s perfect. However, there’s a good chance that you might never find it this way, and sharing your writing could actually help you make it better. It’s important to remember that your writing is… Continue reading Having confidence in your writing
You want to write in order to share a story with the world. While it would be nice to put yourself out there and have your work be well-received by all who can get their hands on it, it’s more likely that some people will better suited to being your readers than others. The group… Continue reading Choosing an audience
Your life as a writer involves building a lot of worlds for your characters to populate. Maybe some of these are like our own, but others may be very different. Regardless, you will need to determine the most effective way to tell your story to the reader, and a fair amount of this will involve… Continue reading World Building Basics
You love to write, and you relish the idea of taking a seat at your desk and pounding out a good story. However, it can be easy for other parts of your life to get in the way of this. To make sure you keep writing, you will need to make this part of your… Continue reading How to keep life from getting in the way of your writing
You have put in the time to write, rewrite, edit, and perfect a piece of writing. You have had others look it over, and you have listened to their feedback. You feel that your story is relevant and that people will really be interested in reading it. You think it’s time to seek out a… Continue reading Finding a publishing house to submit to
You have been writing for a little while now, and you’ve really been enjoying the process. It’s engaging, and keeps you quite busy. While many people have mentioned writing groups to you, you haven’t felt particularly compelled to join one just yet. In fact, you aren’t even sure you will have the time to dedicate… Continue reading Why should you join a writing group?