Tag: writers block

How to Write Every Day, No Excuses
August 31, 2017 Writing Advice Andy Peloquin

If there’s one piece of writing advice you’ll read and hear EVERYWHERE, it’s that you should try to write every day. “Rome wasn’t built in a day,” authors will say. “A few hundred words a day adds up over the course of weeks and months to a complete novel.” I’m a huge proponent of this

Researching Secondary Characters
July 27, 2017 Writing Advice A.L. Mabry

This month we have been talking all about research. What to look for, where to look, how to stay off FBI watch lists (haha just kidding, that’s unavoidable). For this article, we are going to talk about researching secondary characters, yours or any that are public domain, and the art of the spin-off. Are you

The Magic of Multiplicity: JD Estrada
June 17, 2017 OWS Features,Special Feature A.L. Mabry

As an indie author who also has a day job, a lot of people have asked me where I find the time to work on my projects and how I’ve been able to publish the books I have with the schedule I keep. The one word answer I can offer is that I focus my

Ten Ways to Beat Writer’s Block
April 4, 2017 Writing Advice J.K. Allen

Writer’s block. We all dread those two words. But everyone has experienced writer’s block at one point or another. So today, let’s discuss ten ways to work through writer’s block. Have a writing routine in place. When you know it’s writing time, you’ll actually write when you sit down to write. Make writing a habit.

How to Breathe New Life in Your Writing Career by Patrick Greene
December 4, 2016 OWS Features,Special Feature Stephanie Ayers

With the year in its final month, amidst the holiday shopping, card mailing, and festivities, most of us are contemplating our outlook for 2017. Our guest post today is an excellent tool with plenty of tips to revive your writing as 2017 approaches. Patrick works as a contributor at https://www.essaytwist.com. He is a former editor

K.I.S.S. that Book Goodbye or How to Not Write A Book
September 23, 2016 Writing Advice Stephanie Ayers

I know you have the same struggle I do. We work so hard on our books every day there’s never down time. I am going to show you how to k.i.s.s. that book goodbye. In other words, I’m going to teach you how to join the masters of procrastination in just 5 easy steps. Are

How To Regain Your Writing Mojo
August 2, 2016 Mull's Musings A.L. Mabry

The dreaded WRITER’S BLOCK. It happens to the best of us but there are ways to overcome it! Check out the list below for ideas!

On Finding Inspiration for Writing by J.T. Styles
June 29, 2016 Writing Advice Stephanie Ayers

We absolutely love it when authors willingly share their voices with us. Today’s advice comes from author J.T. Styles. She takes on finding inspiration for writing. J.T. Styles was born in Ontario, Canada, to creative Canadian parents, and began writing in first grade after she enthusiastically told the teacher, “I want to make books when I

Writer’s Block – GET OUT.
June 27, 2016 Writing Advice Lilian Oake

When it comes to writing, the biggest reality for all of us is writer’s block. It’s not something anyone can really escape. Life happens. We go to work. We parent, We’re in school. Whatever it is we do with our lives, our minds are constantly working and it’s only a matter of time before we