Plotting a Novel: Part 7 - Preparing to Edit

Plotting a Novel: Part 7 - Preparing to Edit

Throughout 2023 writing instructor and pre-published author Tracey Kathryn (T.K.) Sheffield and I will be offering a blog series on plotting from the beginning developmental stage through the messy middle and all the way to the end, including editing advice on how to fix plot problems in a completed manuscript.

Plotting a Novel: Part 6 - Novel Endings

Plotting a Novel: Part 6 - Novel Endings

Throughout 2023 writing instructor and pre-published author Tracey Kathryn (T.K.) Sheffield and I will be offering a blog series on plotting from the beginning developmental stage through the messy middle and all the way to the end, including editing advice on how to fix plot problems in a completed manuscript.

Plotting a Novel: Part 5 - Avoiding the Messy Middle

Plotting a Novel: Part 5 - Avoiding the Messy Middle

Throughout 2023 writing instructor and pre-published author Tracey Kathryn (T.K.) Sheffield and I will be offering a blog series on plotting from the beginning developmental stage through the messy middle and all the way to the end, including editing advice on how to fix plot problems in a completed manuscript.

The Power of Persistence by Author Amy Laundrie

The Power of Persistence by Author Amy Laundrie

I’m pleased to share a lovely piece on persistence and believing in yourself by author Amy Laundrie. I particularly needed this message today, so I hope it also encourages you perhaps today—or in the future—when you need this sort of boost to keep going!

Plotting a Novel: Part 4 - The Hook and Inciting Incident

Plotting a Novel: Part 4 - The Hook and Inciting Incident

Throughout 2023 writing instructor and pre-published author Tracey Kathryn (T.K.) Sheffield and I will be offering a blog series on plotting from the beginning developmental stage through the messy middle and all the way to the end, including editing advice on how to fix plot problems in a completed manuscript.

Plotting a Novel: Part 3 - Plotting & Outlining vs Pantsing

Plotting a Novel: Part 3 - Plotting & Outlining vs Pantsing

A conversation with authors Valerie Biel & T.K. Sheffield

Throughout 2023 writing instructor and pre-published author Tracey Kathryn (T.K.) Sheffield and I will be offering a blog series on plotting from the beginning developmental stage through the messy middle and all the way to the end, including editing advice on how to fix plot problems in a completed manuscript.

Plotting a Novel: Part 2 - Testing Novel Ideas

Plotting a Novel: Part 2 - Testing Novel Ideas

Throughout 2023 writing instructor and pre-published author Tracey Kathryn (T.K.) Sheffield and I will be offering a blog series on plotting from the beginning developmental stage through the messy middle and all the way to the end, including editing advice on how to fix plot problems in a completed manuscript.

Plotting a Novel: Resources for Those Starting Out

Plotting a Novel: Resources for Those Starting Out

Throughout 2023 writing instructor and pre-published author Tracey Kathryn (T.K.) Sheffield and I will be offering a blog series on plotting from the beginning developmental stage through the messy middle and all the way to the end, including editing advice on how to fix plot problems in a completed manuscript. So let's begin with Part 1 from Tracey!

How NaNoWriMo Rescued Me

How NaNoWriMo Rescued Me

The Anatomy of Not Writing a Novel & How NaNoWriMo Rescued Me

I’d never been much of a fan of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) for two reasons. The idea of writing 50,000 <<quality>> words in one month didn’t seem possible, and the ‘rule’ that it had to be a new novel with no previously written words didn’t mesh with my schedule anyway. Easy to dismiss. “Pish posh” as Mary Poppins would say.

Affordable Gifts for the Writer in Your Life

Affordable Gifts for the Writer in Your Life

Coffee, Candles, and Cards: Affordable Gifts for the Writer in Your Life

Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas, and Season’s Greetings, Writers!

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