5 Benefits of Creative Time

5 Benefits of Creative Time

Originally published on August 29, 2016 @ 1:00 pmI wrote before about the number one freelance writing mistake someone can make is forgetting to write for themselves. But are there any other benefits of creative time? Whether your craft is writing, drawing, or...
The Trick to Finding Time to Write

The Trick to Finding Time to Write

Originally published on December 21, 2014 @ 3:15 pmWhenever I tell someone that I'm a writer, one of the first things to come out of their mouths is “oh, I've been thinking about writing a book.” And it takes everything I have not to scoff at them. I mean,...
Writing Evil Characters

Writing Evil Characters

Originally published on May 14, 2014 @ 3:09 pmIs writing evil characters really that hard? (Don't shoot me, this is completely rhetorical. The answer is yes, but they don't really have to be). Here is my problem with a lot of fiction stories: the main character is...

Self-Editing: The Other Side of Writing

Originally published on May 19, 2014 @ 2:23 pmSelf-editing is a process of reviewing and correcting your own writing. And it's an essential piece of your workflow if you want to get paid to write, write your nonfiction book, or make money as a freelance writer. Why,...

Stop Saying Writing Fantasy is Easy

Originally published on May 12, 2014 @ 10:03 pmWriting fantasy isn't as “easy” as people seem to want to say it is. There isn't a lot in this world that bugs me. Chewing on the phone, interrupting me while I speak, lies, when my favorite shows get...

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