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NaNoWriMo Countdown: What do you want out of NaNoWriMo?

You’ve got your plot outline. Your story notes. And approximately 54.3 liters of coffee. You’re going to write those 50,000 words in the next 30 days even if it kills you. You’re finally ready for NaNoWriMo. But NaNoWriMo isn’t just about word count. If your goal is simply to dump out 50,000 words of a… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Countdown: What do you want out of NaNoWriMo?

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You’re a Critique Partner, Now What? Giving Constructive Feedback

Giving feedback on your critique partner’s manuscript is one of the main things you will do as a critique partner. Other duties include making jokes, getting no writing done, sending memes to each other, and w(h)ining. While we all have opinions about books, usually whether we liked them, that is not necessarily what you should… Continue reading You’re a Critique Partner, Now What? Giving Constructive Feedback

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#chillwritingtips: In The Game Of Contests, You Win Or You Die…Right?

Everyone loves writing contests! They’re a great way to get feedback and make valuable connections, and they’re totally not stressful at all. Nope, there’s absolutely nothing anxiety-making about putting our work out there to be judged and poked at and rejected. A really super duper fun thing about contests is how they’re extremely public. Everyone… Continue reading #chillwritingtips: In The Game Of Contests, You Win Or You Die…Right?