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Elegant Mornings

Elegant Mornings

No. 109 Elegant Mornings No. 109 – tl;dr:  Morning rituals that spark creativity, 5 morning rituals for a magical day, Elegant Mornings, 10 morning habits of women we admire, morning routine for the modern woman. Abraham Hicks said “If all you did was look for…

The Walking Wounded

The Walking Wounded

No. 108: The Walking Wounded No. 108 – tl;dr: Creativity wound, conflict in fiction, build mysteries around whether characters will succeed or fail, hold reader attention using character flaws, 5 lessons to connect with your audience, self-editing to take your novel to the next stage,…

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Don’t Worry Be Happy

No. 107: Don’t Worry Be Happy No. 107 – tl;dr: Why we worry, how to structure Act Two, write like no one is reading, writer’s inner critic, starting a writing business, write your second book, tells in crime fiction mysteries, a morning routine, how to…

Be Brave

Be Brave

No. 106: Be Brave No. 106 – tl;dr – Be brave, writing is like building a house, 6 cheats to “tell”, pampering on a budget, 9 habits to stop today, author platforms for those who don’t have a clue, developmental editors, reader profiles, become financially…

Writing Advice Red Flags

Writing Advice Red Flags

No. 105: Writing Advice Red Flags No. 105 – tl;dr – Spot bad writing advice, things they don’t tell you, making story structure your own, preventing brain fog, a year without social media, reasons to exercise, the full-time job, author branding, marketing mindsets.   If…

Have Fun & Don’t Forget to Dream

Have Fun & Don’t Forget to Dream

  No. 104: Have Fun & Don’t Forget to Dream No. 104 -tl;dr – Have more fun writing, questions to ask, dreamzoning, authenticity, boost your writing confidence, 8 good habits, bestselling titles, stay true to yourself, publishing trends and useful insights, and how we all…

Tuesday’s Tips and Inspiration

Tuesday’s Tips and Inspiration

Dear Storytellers, The new year is off to a great start, although a rather cold one here in the North. I hope you’re finding time to write and also taking time to inspire your creative mind. Hopefully one of this week’s links will give you…

Tuesday’s Tips and Inspiration

Tuesday’s Tips and Inspiration

Hello Storytellers! Here is another link feast for the week. Hopefully you find one thing to take away! Writing Tips 10 things serious writers do without fail How to Overcome Perfectionism to Achieve Your Writing Goals How Symbolism Adds Depth to a Story How to…

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

Dear Storytellers! As we close out another life-changing year, I want to wish you a very merry Christmas and happy holidays! For me, the end of the year is always a time for reflection and gratitude. It has been filled with ups and downs, learning to…