Dialogue Part 2: Practical Tips with Tracey Kathryn

Dialogue Part 2: Practical Tips with Tracey Kathryn

The Beginning Writer: How to Get Started

The Beginning Writer: How to Get Started

Whether you are quietly whispering to yourself, “I am a writer,” or shouting it as loudly as you can, creating a book-length work IS an intimidating process. How do you even begin to do this?

Dialogue Revisited: How Listening and Observing Improves Dialogue Writing Skills - with Tracey Kathryn

Dialogue Revisited: How Listening and Observing Improves Dialogue Writing Skills - with Tracey Kathryn

Listening and Observing Others to Inspire your Dialogue WritingLast summer, I wrote a post about dialogue writing. I’m a conversationalist, a dialogue fan.

Summer Writing: How to Stay on Track

Summer Writing: How to Stay on Track

Summer Writing: How to Stay on Track -- Use S.M.A.R.T. Goals

How S.M.A.R.T. goals support a writer’s plan

Writing Conference Season (and you thought it was simply spring!)

Writing Conference Season (and you thought it was simply spring!)

From April 5 to May 5, I taught at three writing conferences, hosted the 4th Anniversary of the Books and Beer book club, and led a writing workshop for a total of twelve “event” days. Frankly, I’m a little tired, but I’m also grateful and rather excited to edit my work in progress and start a new project. Here’s why . . .

Plotters vs. Pantsers with Author Amanda Zieba

Plotters vs. Pantsers with Author Amanda Zieba

I'm pleased Amanda Zieba is able to join us again. Amanda is an author, a word nerd, a mom, a wife, a teacher, and so much more. Today she discusses plotting your story or writing by the seat of your pants, aka being a pantser. Amanda originally published this article on her websiteThe question of whether a writer should carefully plot out a story or whether it is okay to write by the seat of your pants is one that is asked often at writing workshops and conferences.

Gifts for Writers: Decluttering a Writer's Life with Tracey Kathryn

Gifts for Writers: Decluttering a Writer's Life with Tracey Kathryn

Gifts for Writers: Decluttering a Writer's Life

Writing and Exercise (Revisited) with Tracey Kathryn

Writing and Exercise (Revisited) with Tracey Kathryn

All About the NYC Pitch Conference for Authors - from Tracey Kathryn

The New York Pitch: A Different Kind of Writing Conference

The New York Pitch: A Different Kind of Writing Conference

All About the NYC Pitch Conference for Authors - from Tracey Kathryn

Christmas Gifts for Writers (and other hard-to-buy-for people)

Christmas Gifts for Writers (and other hard-to-buy-for people)

Momentary panic set in this past weekend when I came across a count-down-to-Christmas clock on a website. I don’t know what date I THOUGHT it was but seeing that Christmas was about two weeks away made me freak out—just a little bit.

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