Tips & Tricks

How Long and How Much Should XYZ Be?

Let me be frank. I never thought this would be a post. In the last week in Facebook groups, I have seen over two dozen posts in various wordings asking how little or how much people write in a day or how long chapters are supposed to be. How many words should you write a… Continue reading How Long and How Much Should XYZ Be?

Tips & Tricks

Book Recommendations

These are books that I own/have read. Click on the images to be taken to Amazon where you can learn more about the books, read reviews, and more. Lists Do You Know Of A Book That Belongs? Contact WwD Today! Maybe You'll Find It Here. Descriptions From Procedural to Ways to Kill Romance From Sweet… Continue reading Book Recommendations

Tips & Tricks

Writer’s Block

We’ve heard about it, many complain about it, and others ask for advice on how to overcome it. It is the crutch and the sucker punch of writers everywhere. It’s called writer’s block. Writer’s block is all in your head. Hold up on the tar and feathers and let me explain. There isn’t just one… Continue reading Writer’s Block

Prepublishing, Tips & Tricks, Traditional

What Is Self-Editing

Self-editing gets thrown around, but what exactly is self-editing? We recognize it and define it in our own way. It seems logical, but for many, they don’t know where to begin or what it all entails. Each read through when we self-edit should focus on specific aspects. Structure Structure involves plot pacing and believability Readability… Continue reading What Is Self-Editing

Prepublishing, Tips & Tricks

Book Covers & What You Should Know

Book covers — I understand the fear that comes to first time writers who think covers will be some expensive part of the publishing process. Wrapped up in this fear is the thought "I can do it for cheaper, and it'll look good." The fact of the matter is, if you don't have graphic design… Continue reading Book Covers & What You Should Know

Author Presence, Prepublishing, Tips & Tricks, Traditional

Professional Communications

Do you remember how school taught you how to write letters? Addresses on one side, familiarity greetings, and signing it with personal endearments such as “I can’t wait to write to you again.” If not, you probably didn’t do the pen pal project. Contacting freelancers and writing to submission editors for magazines, agents, and publishing… Continue reading Professional Communications