My Amazing 2018 Goals Will Rock This Year

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2018 is here, and I’m ready for it. How about you? I’ve set some new and better goals, and I’m ready to crush them! Last year I had six goals. However, I didn’t hit many of them. A couple of them I even fell short quite a bit. At first I felt like a failure … Continue reading My Amazing 2018 Goals Will Rock This Year

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Top 7 Reasons I Can’t Give up Facebook

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To do or not to do Facebook, that is the question. People say they stay off of Facebook because it’s not that important to them. As much as I would like to avoid this social media some days, I can’t. You’re probably thinking, Why not? Avoiding Facebook isn’t that easy for me. Up until March … Continue reading Top 7 Reasons I Can’t Give up Facebook

Why is Preparing for NaNoWriMo so Difficult?

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National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, arrives in a few days so I’m plotting out the book I’ll write during the annual event. I’m attempting for the third time to write the third book of a trilogy. I’m hoping third time’s a charm, as the saying goes. I’m ready for this novel to be done. … Continue reading Why is Preparing for NaNoWriMo so Difficult?

The 12 Most Helpful Writing Books Every Writer Needs

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All writers need to be readers, too. After all, reading makes us better writers. We not only need to be better writers by learning grammar and punctuation, but how to structure our stories. Most importantly, we need to be the best communicator we can be. Becoming a good writer takes time and practice. Reading books … Continue reading The 12 Most Helpful Writing Books Every Writer Needs

12 Challenges an Excellent Freelance Writer Has to Overcome

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Being a freelance writer is a job I’ve always wanted to do. It’s my dream job. I love writing and being able to travel so becoming a writer is a great combination. However, I’m discovering it’s not as easy as it looks. The job has its challenges. Some of which are easy to overcome if … Continue reading 12 Challenges an Excellent Freelance Writer Has to Overcome

4 Editors Who Help You Perfect Your Novels

Understanding the kinds of editors is one of the hardest things for writers. At least that has been my experience as an editor. Usually new writers have a tougher time understanding the differences, but sometimes the experienced ones aren’t quite sure either. I had the honor of leading a chat for the 10 Minute Novelists … Continue reading 4 Editors Who Help You Perfect Your Novels