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So You Failed Nano? Me too. But here’s why its not really true… #nanowrimo #amwriting #writerslife #WritingCommunity

Madness! How can you do it? How are you even CONSIDERING jumping into the world of Nanowrimo? In this economy? With 2020 in flames around us? All the stress and pressure? The desperate, urgent need to pour a story out in a matter of days in a caffeinated slew of tropes mashed together from secret perverse fanfiction! The desire to grab the characters by their shirt fronts and fall into the abyss… Read More

Sometimes it takes another person to tell you that your story… is simply wonderful. Sometimes it takes another person to tell you that your story… is bloody awful. But what is it that a Beta Reader does, how do they do it, and what really is the difference between them and the host of other people who can read your script? After you’ve written a book, the first thing to do is… Read More

Ah… advertising. What a hideous beast of fallibility that eats nothing but money and occasionally defecates a spike in sales. How on earth are you supposed to wrangle such a creature? Honestly, take tentative steps until you find something that works for you. I’ve spoken before about the basics of advertising but it never ceases to amaze me how many people don’t do these things. Start there because it helps prepare you… Read More