Productivity Websites

It’s no surprise that staying focused is a task.  The internet doesn’t make it any easier along with the constant head numbing buzz of our cell phones and the notifications that can pop up at any moment.  It’s hard to stay on point and get what we need to do done. For someone who does […]

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Making a Character Aesthetics Board

I personally love making these.  It’s not exactly procrastination because you are finding things for your character or world and giving yourself a visual….but it kind of is procrastination too. Why?:  Good question as I just said that this is a procrastination sort of thing.  But its also great to inspire yourself and give yourself […]

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Nano Comith!

As requested by a friend, I have put together her a list of things that will help you with this year’s National Novel Writing Month.  I have completed only two, but I think that you guys might find these tools and supplies useful.  Nano can seem like an overwhelming task…and it can be your first […]

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30 Ways to Stay Creative

Don’t Force it Take breaks Get away from the computer Make Lists Carry a notebook everywhere Don’t beat yourself up Listen to music/ something new Collaborate with your writing partner Make random head cannons about characters/ places/ worlds Surround yourself with creative people Free write Allow mistakes in free writing Go somewhere new Count your […]

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Lessons & Tools in a Hard Edit

A “Hard Edit” as I like hard to call it is a hard copy, in detail edit of a manuscript.  It doesn’t matter if this is a paper for school, fiction, or non-fiction.  This is going to be the hardest edit you will have to do.  You’ve already gone through on your laptop and added […]

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Creating a Writing Schedule

When going about our writing, before we do anything, we should have our outlines done or at the least, the idea firmly cemented in our head. With that in mind, the nitty gritty starts to rear its ugly head. I see a lot of people starting to worry already about their word count and if […]

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How to Balance Your Writing Life & Your Real Life

The starving artist is an understatement when it comes to writing a novel.  When you look at the number of hours that we spend sitting in front of a screen from start to finish, than look at what the average author makes with their books (And by average I don’t mean Dean Koontz or Stephen King) […]

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The Ultimate Pen Post

It’s no secret.  We love our pens.  Well, maybe I love my pens.  And I do.  Endlessly.  So in this post, I wanted to go into some of my favorite pens and writing instruments that I just love.  Most of these can be found at your local office supply store while the specialty ones can be found […]

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