Category Archives: writing advice

Motivation

I haven’t written in over a week.  Something happened and whoosh, the energy just drained out of my projects.  So what could a writer who has no motivation possibly say about motivation? Over the course of the last few months … Continue reading

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How to lose your audience in 3…2…1

The first rule of writing is easy.  Don’t bore your readers.  If a writer is tortured trying to think of the proper words when writing, the reader probably is, too.  Most writers learn that immediately upon entering into serious authorship. … Continue reading

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Focus

For every writer who lives off a writing income, there are a hundred others who balance a full-time job, write, and care for their family all at the same time.  To be successful, that is, to actually make it, a … Continue reading

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Every Day

What’s the secret to your success?  Every author stands at the edge of the great ocean of Amazon books and looks longingly at those few top sellers and wonders.  “Why are they selling?”   I’m wading in.  I’ve gotten off the … Continue reading

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Experimentation

Every once in a while I hear an author say that they’re ready to throw in the towel. They’ve tried X, Y,Z, and nothing is selling and they’re getting bad rankings, bad reviews and are ready to quit. Writing takes … Continue reading

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The Writing Process Blog Tour

I’d like to thank Tria Reed for inviting me to participate in the Writing Process Tour. Currently at work on an inspirational novel that follows the spiritual path of a stone-age heroine, Tria also writes extensively about spontaneous meditation. Her … Continue reading

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Persistence

There are thousands of writers out there who just recently hit the publish button on their computer and are eagerly anticipating the thousands of sales that will suddenly appear because of that little button. Unfortunately, most of them will be … Continue reading

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