Tag: advice


Articles / On Writing

Oh jeez, where do I start with this pep talk. I know you’re thinking: A pep talk? Really? Yes, indeedy. I have a lot author friends, clients, Facebook friends, followers, etc., so I hear a variety of gripes, tales of woe, burning hatred, and envy for a plethora of reasons like “Why can’t I crank out books like so and so?” or “Where in the...

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Recs

Divas Recommend: Five Stupid Writing Tricks Starting… Now So I’m a big fan of Chuck Wendig’s blog. He is amazeballs! Anyone who can work in a good curse word or twenty while effectively explaining the writing craft is hands down awesome in my book. I’m recommending his article Five Stupid Writing Tricks Starting… Now because those writing tricks are really just as he said, stupid…...

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Bad Writing Advice Articles / On Writing

At the end of January, I had the opportunity to attend the Salt Lake Comic Con FanX event and attend several wonderful author panels about various writing topics. One of those panels tackled the topic of “Bad Writing Advice” with authors Dan Wells, Natalie Whipple, Nathan Shumate, Dan Willis, Johnny Worthen, Jared Quan, and Larry Correia. The authors on the panel were wonderfully entertaining, but...

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Divas Recommend: How To Write Dynamic Dialogue by Shay Goodman Diva Shay had some great articles this year. One of my favorites is How To Write Dynamic Dialogue. She lays out her writing advice very thoroughly, it’s easy to learn from her words of wisdom. Check out her article and lets us know how you incorporated her techniques in your writing.  


Guest Post: A Little Advice For Authors by Brenda Rothert Guest Posts

I’m thrilled to welcome author Brenda Rothert  as today’s guest blogger. A Little Advice For Authors by Brenda Rothert Are you a Rules Girl? No, not those rules! I can’t offer you any help finding Mr. Right. But writing? I might have some insight for you there. Some authors will tell you there are rules you should follow when writing a book. And since I’m...

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Articles / Diva Chat

Diva Chat: Advice for First Time Writers   You know what they say about unsolicited advice… Well, actually I can’t remember, so this month I asked the Divas one question: If you could give first time writers one piece of advice about writing or publishing, what would it be?​ We hope you enjoy our thoughts and can apply these gems to help you along in...

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Interviews

Diva Interview: Write Diva, Janine Savage Today we are continuing the Diva interview series and talking to Write Diva CEO Janine Savage. She’s the driving force behind the Divas. But what makes her tick? Let’s find out! It’s tough raising a family and working, how do you balance your time between family and editing/reading? Having it all is tough. Honestly, I’m still learning how to...

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