As I'm sure most (if not all) of the world is aware, music can be a great source of inspiration. Personally, I find more inspiration in music with lyrics. I love lyrics that paint a picture of a character or tell a story, even if it's an incomplete one. Even if it's a vague story … Continue reading Music & My Writing Process
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Assembling your team of beta readers is kind of a big deal. After all, these are the people whose opinions and knowledge you're going to let shape the future of your story and you as a writer, so you can't choose just anyone. Think carefully about what each potential reader brings to the table in … Continue reading Choosing Your Team: Beta Readers You Want (And Some You Don’t)
Waiting is hard. Whether it's waiting on responses to query letters, feedback from beta readers or critique partners, or completely non-writing related waiting, like those of you who put up the countdown to Christmas on December 27th. Here are some ideas on how to pass the time if you're in a season of waiting, without … Continue reading The Waiting Game
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