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Why Most Writers Give Up & How To Persist To Publication

Why Most Writers Give Up & How To Persist To Publication

The road to becoming a successful, or even satisfied, writer can be a long one, but it doesn't have to be unenjoyable. Here's why most writers stress out about their craft and what to do about it.

The Top 10 Tips For Dealing With Criticism Like A Pro

The Top 10 Tips For Dealing With Criticism Like A Pro

Red pens are the stuff of nightmares. But receiving constructive criticism in a healthy way is as important to a writer’s career as, well, knowing how to write.
How To Up Your Writing Confidence, Score an Agent, and Get Published

How To Up Your Writing Confidence, Score an Agent, and Get Published

Guest post by author @misplacedcomma2. Are you a writer? When you answer that question do you look at people in the eye and say it with gusto? Or ...
Rejecting Rejection

Rejecting Rejection

Guest post by author Samantha Dodd. Twitter: @authordodd So you’ve finally finished your manuscript, poured your time, energy, heart, and soul int...
3 Ways Successful Writers Show Up For Themselves

3 Ways Successful Writers Show Up For Themselves

Guest post by Jordin James. Twitter: @justjordinjames "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the grea...
3 NaNoWriMo Alternatives

3 NaNoWriMo Alternatives

By Jessica De Bruyn, Professional Editor Editor's Note: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) not your thing? Here are 3 other options for kee...
When The Universe Doesn’t Want You To Write

When The Universe Doesn’t Want You To Write

Guest post by author Stephan J. Hahn www.stephanjhahn.com || @stephanjhahn I think we can all agree that writing as a full-time job would be a...