How to Motivate and Help Other Writers

Although I am not a writer myself, I have plenty of friends and family members who do consider themselves writers. Sometimes they fall into a slump and don't know how to get past their writer's block. This is completely natural, but people tend to believe there's nothing they can do to help. Today we'll look … Continue reading How to Motivate and Help Other Writers

Crafting Strong Characters

By Kerstin Wolf Pacing, plot, and voice all play a massive role in creating an unforgettable novel. Just as important as all of that though are the characters. If anything, I would argue that strong, relatable characters are the single most important part of a novel. Without interesting characters that readers can relate to, the … Continue reading Crafting Strong Characters

What to Write When You Don’t Know What to Write

One of the biggest issues writers seem to face is writer’s block. Everything might be going great; words are just flowing through your fingertips and onto the screen (or paper, if that’s what you prefer), when suddenly your muse abandons you like the power in your house during a storm. What was once so clear … Continue reading What to Write When You Don’t Know What to Write

Six Things To Consider Before Joining An Online Writer’s Group

With the advent of the Internet came the birth of scores of writing websites.  Not only that, but online critique groups, discussion forums and informative blogs started popping up like freshly popped corn, too.  And with them has come the full force of a very interactive writing community. Writers nowadays have easy access to many other … Continue reading Six Things To Consider Before Joining An Online Writer’s Group