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

Add a Sense of Time to Your Manuscript – An Agent’s Perspective

Time in writing is important. I know this is not groundbreaking news, but I think it should be said often and with passion. Time informs everything within a story. Is it noon? Are we going fast or slow? What century are we in? Decade? Season? Day? You’d be surprised how often the amateur writing forgets … Continue reading Add a Sense of Time to Your Manuscript – An Agent’s Perspective

Why Writers Should Use Libraries

By Katelyn Uplinger Libraries are a great and often under-utilized tool for writers. While library books provide research help, libraries offer more services than checking out books. Online databases can be gold mines of information and you can get access to them with your library card. Some libraries even have writing groups or offer writing … Continue reading Why Writers Should Use Libraries