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This week, I'm breaking down a popular romantic comedy from twenty years ago that nails it when it comes to story structure! LEGALLY BLONDE
How Legally Blonde Does it Perfectly!
When this film came out I lived with a roommate, whom I'm still friends with so I mean...
Happy Thursday. This week I'm talking about when you get that dreaded feedback that goes something like "I couldn't connect with the characters" or "she/he wasn't believable" or "I just didn't care." And, there's more too but you get the point.
Your story is fine, but...
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!
for the Pitch Fix (it's just $37)
But, the truth is if you don't have killer opening pages...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Good morning dear writers!
You have finished the new novel that you wrote in November for National Novel Writing Month--AKA: NaNoWriMo and now what?
Many new writers go immediately to submitting query letters to agents and or tossing it up on Amazon via self-publishing. Here is why I...
Hello, amazing writers!!
This week I'm skipping the blog because it's a shorter week here in the states and that means that I'm going to be busier than normal.
I will be back NEXT week with more tips for being a successful badass writer!!
Meanwhile, I have a BLACK FRIDAY special...
Happy midweek WRITER WEDNESDAY!
This week I want to talk about the habits of successful writers because they do make a difference. And they are ALL things that you can start doing right now to change your writing career and take it to the next level.
1. Successful writers-WRITE. I...
Hello Dear Writers!
It's Wednesday and this week I'm focusing on mindset--in fact--I'm working on something pretty amazing for this spring to help you get into the mindset that IF YOU PUT YOUR MIND TO IT YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING!
But let's back up.
When I was 16 I saw...