Our mental health is just as important as our physical health. As we continue to face new, strange, and challenging stressors during these times, we can do things to improve our mental health and fight back. Writing is a powerful tool to handle what comes our way.
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Got COVID Writer’s Block? Get your Creativity Back with the Wisdom of the Five Elements by Marie Bowser
Have you been thinking “Wow! With the shelter-in-place I have all this extra time on my hands, now is my chance to pound out a work of creative genius!”? But then, when you sit down to the computer you’re feeling creatively stuck? Look to the Five Elements for help.
Discover how to pick the right background images for your author website, so that you can catch your reader’s attention and entice them to find out more about your books by Wordpress expert, Nate Hoffelder.
How to Greatly Improve Your Manuscript with Revision and Feedback, Interview with Bonnie Johnston by Karen Ferreira
Discover how to greatly improve your manuscript with revision and feedback with these step-by-step tips in this interview with writing teacher Bonnie Johnston by Karen Ferreira.
In addition to taking advantage of this lucrative market, discover 6 reasons to narrate your book by award-winning author, Patricia Simpson.
Discover 8 common problems in fiction writing to avoid so you can make your story stronger and attractive to an agent or editor and ultimately to your readers.
As creative writers, we have our own set of mental health issues to overcome thanks to the way we work. Read on to find out more about the link between creative writing and your mental health, as well as some tips to help you cope.
Discover 6 ways any author can use social media to build community, no matter what stage of your writing career you’re in, by romance novelist and blogger, Ann Woodford.
I am the ghost of a thought, a shadow seen from the corner of your eye. Between One Thought and Another: A Writer’s Muse by Amber Lea Starfire
An overview of medium.com to help you decide if this is an avenue to explore. Medium.com can help novelists grow their following and get comfortable blogging.
Dialogue is more than characters talking about the plot of your story. Good dialogue makes your story come alive. Check out these rules for writing punchy dialogue by Terry Tierney, novelist and poet.
How to Spot a Professional Book Shepherd: Questions to Ask Your Book Shepherd Before Hiring by Mary Neighbour
Use these questions to help you spot a book professional, a book shepherd, and make a good choice, by Mary Neighbour.