The Best Ways To Prevent Writer’s Fatigue

Your regular writing routine falters. Ideas no longer flow from your skull like a junior high student's volcano project. You know your content needs to be king, but you feel more like an indentured servant to it. Then, the worse thing possible happens; writing stops feeling entertaining. Your "I ❤ The Writer's Life" smartphone's lock …

5 Struggles All Self-Published Authors Face & How to Overcome Them

You’re a writer who's ready to be taken, seriously. Setbacks are common, whether in the form of an MS rejection or a lack of “likes” for a blog post that didn’t go viral. It’s easy to be discouraged when a lifelong dream and journey such as writing has a few bumps on the way. The …

For Beginners: Write That Sci-Fi As Easy As Pie (Part 1)

Photo by Hal Gatewood on Unsplash In my last post of Writing Science-Fiction for Beginners (Part 1), I focused on what science-fiction was and the beginning stages of writing your first draft. Now, I'm getting into some of the tedious areas of creating great science-fiction. I could focus on a number of different areas and …

My Work Made Less Than a Dollar on Amazon, and I’m Happy (and not Starving)!

Photo by Kim Gorga on Unsplash Please don't laugh at my joy. Here goes nothing! I have a day job.  I take care of my disabled parent. I fix myself dinner. And, then I work on my writing from 6 to Midnight (sometimes longer). My hard work paid off. I checked Amazon the day after I published my …

Writers Get The Spark Back In Your Writing By Doing These Simple Steps

Photo by Dmitry Ratushny on Unsplash You start working on your next writing assignment with a fast approaching deadline. You've had ample time to brainstorm, research, and put everything you have down on paper.  You revise, edit, rinse and repeat. But, as the deadline looms closer. The words stop flowing.  Writing doesn't feel like fun …