writing tips

  • 5 Common Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Like an Amateur

    So they say knowing is half the battle, right? Well, someone said it somewhere once and I’m gonna go with it. There are a couple of common writing mistakes that will instantly peg you as a novice to any agent or editor, but are really easy to fix if you know what they are. I’ve […]

  • NaNoWriMo Tips & Resources

    Looking for some NaNoWriMo tips? I have a few resources I’ve put together, but wanted to share some of the tips I’ve found from others, too, all in one place. Here’s my list.

  • Writing in Deep POV

    Deep POV brings your reader and your character closer together. Learn one surefire technique to go deep and bridge the gap.

  • 5 NaNoWriMo Tips

    NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, is every November. Here are a few tips to help you finish this fast paced challenge.

  • 10 Joss Whedon Writing Tips

    Joss Whedon, known best for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and, okay, maybe now that little movie called The Avengers, is sort of a bit of a hero of mine. Below, I have 10 of Joss’ writing tips for you. Number two is a particular favorite of mine, as I’m bit of a structure stickler. Aside: […]

  • How to Start a Story

    Wondering how to start a story? Here are some tips on where to begin, and almost more importantly, where to not begin.

  • 25 Fantasy Writing Prompts

    If you wait for inspiration to strike before you start writing, you might never put pen to paper or fingers to keys. That’s where writing prompts can help. Since I write scifi and fantasy, I’ve put together a list of 25 fantasy writing prompts to get you started. These are various ideas that have been […]

  • Why we love Walter White

    Have you noticed how bad some of TV’s greatest heroes have been lately? Walter White was… heinous. Dexter? That guy killed a lot of people. Carrie Mathison? A patriot, yes—but she’s out of her everloving mind and makes the worst choices anyone could ever make. Still we love her right along with Dexter and White, […]