The easiest resolution to make is to finish the books I have under contract. I also want to use this year “off” (e.g. I don’t have any books coming out in 2021) to really work on my craft and get back into the joy of writing again. I want to work on places where I… Continue reading Happy New Year 2021!
We did it, we survived 2020! So, let’s try to start 2021 with some positivity, new connections, and writing! The best way to be a good writer is to…well it’s to write. Second best way (that we know of) is to make new connections/writer friends! We all met up through various Critique Partner (CP) match-up posts like the one… Continue reading Critique Partner Match Up 2021!
With a year like 2020, our annual End of the Year Wrap Up feels especially important. I hope you’ve been looking forward to this post as much as I have. I’ve desperately needed a reminder of all of the good things that have happened over the past twelve months. Looking to my closest writing friends… Continue reading End of the Year Wrap Up 2020
We are often asked how we cultivated and maintain such a “large” critique group. When we started out, most of us didn’t have agents or book deals. As the years have gone on, many of us have moved on to different stages in our publishing careers. But given that we all have very different experiences… Continue reading Tips to maintain a totally rad writer group (& how to set boundaries)
We are often asked how we cultivated and maintain such a “large” critique group. When we started out, most of us didn’t have agents or book deals. As the years have gone on, many of us have moved on to different stages in our publishing careers. But given that we all have very different experiences… Continue reading Tips to cultivate a totally rad writer group
UPDATE: See ALL of our CP Match Ups HERE! It’s a new year AND a new decade! Wheee! A great way to start a new year/decade is to take a step closer to your writing goals. And the best way to be a good writer is to…well it’s to write. second best way (that we… Continue reading Critique Partner Match Up 2020!
What a busy year it has been for the Writer’s Block Party CP group! There’s so much that we want to look back on and celebrate, so let’s just dive right in to take a moment to appreciate the moments that we worked so hard for. We hope you all have had an amazing year… Continue reading End of the Year Wrap Up 2019
WBP might have been on hiatus, but the ladies of WBP have been very busy all summer, so we thought we’d give you a “what we did on summer break” post including what we’ve been reading and loving! One of the biggest highlights for the whole group was definitely going on a writing retreat followed… Continue reading We’re Back + What we did on “Summer Break”
Hi all! We are going on a small hiatus! The Writer’s Block Party ladies have a lot going on this year with a few new books coming out and more fun projects to prepare for! In the meantime we hope our backlog of posts will be of help to your writing journey! And if you… Continue reading Summer 2019 Hiatus!
Publishing is a mystery to many. When we’re first starting on our publishing journey we are often mostly educated by those who came before us who are willing to bestow their knowledge via blog posts or social media. Even industry insiders admit that they often don’t know anything about departments they don’t work for or… Continue reading Transparency in Publishing