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Writing In The First Person Mistakes That All Writers Make author tips fiction writing first pages first person how to open a novel novel writing writing novels writing tips Apr 08, 2021

This week I've been focusing on how to get you noticed when you are submitting your query letters and my new course on writing the perfect pitch is open now! 

YOU CAN SIGN UP HERE 

 for the Pitch Fix (it's just $37) 

But, the truth is if you don't have killer opening pages...

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The Two Things on Social Media All Writers Need to Do author social media booktok instagram social media social media marketing tiktok Mar 26, 2021

Hello, Dear Writers! 

First of all I want to apologize that this week's blog is a couple days late. Basically my little Westie started throwing up all day on Monday (he's okay, just a bug) and we had to go to the vet, and it started a chain of events that squashed a few things and this blog...

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The Importance of Writing Goals am writing novel writing writer goals writing goals writing novels Mar 17, 2021

Good Morning Writers! 

It's Paddy's Day!!!! 

This week, I'm behind in everything but the one thing that has kept me on track, is that I have a GOAL LIST and I wrote things down for every day. 

Do you do this??

Here is a blog I wrote almost two summers ago about goals and why they...

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Getting Behind in Your Publishing Goals? It's Okay!! female writers fiction novel writing womens fiction writing writing novels writing tips Mar 10, 2021

Hello, Writers!! 

Happy Wednesday and first of all let me apologize for not getting my blog posted last week. 

Life happened and I got behind which has inspired me to write today about what that can do to your writing goals and how to reset and push past it!! 

So, you have a plan...

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ACK I'm Still Getting Rejected! fiction novel rejections novel writing revisions writing Feb 24, 2021

UGH, you have sent in your manuscript or query letter and this time you did everything right. You took a class on writing the perfect query, you had your first pages reviewed, you sent to beta readers and STILL---the phone pings, you know you have an email, you go to it to see that big NO staring...

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Always Do What You Love For A Living am writing career creative life do what you love happiness screenwriting tv writing writer writing Feb 21, 2021
Happy Sunday!
 
Usually I blog on Wednesdays but I decided to toss in a bonus blog this week because this has been on my mind a lot! 
 
Here's a little reminder if you are stuck in a rut!
 

DO WHAT YOU LOVE and accept nothing less for your life and career. 

 
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It's All About Character & What That Really Means character storytelling writing writing tips writing well Feb 17, 2021

Hello Dear Writers!! 

Today, I'm talking about CHARACTER. 

The concept is simple. You write a story and it's filled with characters. Maybe you have one or two leads and then some sidekicks and potential villains but you know that you need characters. 

Sadly at the character level...

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The Truth About Why You Are Getting Rejected am revising am writing novel revisions novel writing revisions screenwriting writing comedy writing tips Feb 10, 2021

Happy Wednesday, Writers! 

Rejection sucks doesn't it? And yet, we all go through it, but so many times I see writers posting on forums, in social media groups, or clients of mine, talking about how they have no idea WHY they are getting rejected, especially after putting in so much...

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Why Women Characters Need to Be Strong-Realistic screenwriting tv writing writing writing novels writing women Feb 03, 2021

Happy Writer Wednesday! 

Today I have a new video on YouTube about how to write strong older women characters and you can watch it here! (I'd love for you to subscribe and share with other writers) 

It's so important to represent women correctly in books, TV, and movies but still there...

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Sometimes a Reset is Welcomed for Writers & Creatives am writing disconnecting entrepreneur life female entrepreneur female writers writer writerslife Jan 13, 2021

Happy Wednesday Writers! 

How are you doing? I'm doing amazing and guess what? I have NO INTERNET THIS WEEK and it feels great. 

At first I was like, "omg, what will I do without internet?" and then, I decided to embrace it. I still have my smart phone after all! LOL 

This got me...

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Writing Goals for the New Year-How To Make Them Realistic am writing daily habits new year new year goals writing writing goals Jan 06, 2021

Hello Dear Writers! 

It's Wednesday of the new year. It's 2021 and a lot of things are changing this month, especially if you life in the USA. (and I am happy about that myself). 

The last year has been a hard one and many people found themselves in two camps, the ones getting tons of...

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Even Your Villains Need A Reason novels screenwriting storytelling tv writing villains writing tips writing villains Dec 30, 2020

It's Writer Wednesday and today I'm talking about writing the perfect VILLAIN! 

Snidely Whiplash, an archetypical sinister cartoon villain

I love me some villains, well the good ones, the well written, well thought out villains who are bad for a reason. Now, that reason probably...

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