How to Beat Writer’s Block

I remember my second grade teacher... whenever a student would complain about getting writer's block, he would pretend to pull a Jenga block from their ear and hand it to them. "See?" he would say, "I took care of it. The block is gone, now, so you can get back to writing." He was the best. … Continue reading How to Beat Writer’s Block

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How to Start a Novel

Let's talk about beginnings. We all know they're important—they're the first thing a reader sees, and they're the first impression that we as writers get to make. They've got to be snappy, exciting, they have to hook the reader and carry them into the rest of the novel, it's vital that they— Well, you get … Continue reading How to Start a Novel