Tag: writing

15 Ways To Jumpstart Your Writing Career

  So you want to be a professional writer. That’s the goal, right? First off, I want to congratulate you–most people don’t know what it is they really want. This means you can’t treat writing like a hobby. After all, this is your future career we are talking about here. If you are willing to work really hard and be…

Charades with Todd Foley

For today’s post I am thrilled to talk with my friend who is also one of my favorite authors, Todd Foley. He is a fun, super intelligent writer (and editor) who has really been a mentor to me. As I really think about it, I think it was after reading his first novel and having him tell me about self…

Dear writer with countless half-finished stories

I know how you feel. It absolutely sucks to have a pile of half finished works laugh at your face. The scribbled sentences start to taunt you and the blank pages stare back with contempt. Or maybe you are just starting out and you are paralyzed with indecision, afraid to start. But the truth is, no writer on the planet…

The 5-Step Guide To Boost Your Confidence As a Writer

 You suck. You’re not a writer. Your work is terrible. These are just a few of the negative voices writers have floating around in their heads. You may think you are alone, but you’re not. The issue of confidence is one of the biggest struggles every writer faces. “Fake it till you make it” is the popular answer, and honestly,…