The Misuse of the Apostrophe

I'm not one of those writers who considers herself a grammar geek, though there are plenty of you out there, I know. ...more

10 Ways to Cultivate Writing Ideas

This is you, with all your ideas aglow in your head. It's a shiny new year and many of us have worked hard to note goals and dreams for 2014. ...more

Point of View Tips and Tweaks

I spent yesterday afternoon reading a rewrite of a client's novel (at least the first part of it). ...more

The Creative Trance

I'm working on a project that puts me into a trance. My fingers fly across the keys and I'm totally and completely absorbed in it. ...more

So You Want to Be a Kindle Author

Please welcome my good friend Derek Ayre to the site today, as he relates his adventures in publishing for Amazon. For more information on Derek, visit his blog, or this post. So You Want to be a Kindle Author by Derek Ayre Writing for Amazon Kindle seems like a godsend for a new author ....more

Consistency for Writers

Consistency. Yawn. The word is much like the word discipline in that it elicits yawns and boredom from us ....more

How to Make 2014 Your Best Writing Year Yet

Happy New Year! We're two days into 2014--how's it treating you so far? ...more

Reviewing Your 2013 Writing Life

So, we've got two days until the new year, and I don't know about you, but I've been busy thinking about 2014. ...more

Winners of Christmas 2013 Giveaway Announced!

Hi. Hope you had a great Christmas--I did. ...more