How to Write a Nonfiction Book in 30 Days

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The night is dark and full of terrors, and so is the writing process. But, if you can push through the first draft quickly, it becomes easier to write because you forgo all the existential dread and impostor syndrome. When you know how to write a nonfiction book in 30 days, you simply don’t have […]

How to Write a Paranormal Romance Series

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Recently, I began writing a paranormal romance series. That’s when the question of how to do so became incredibly pertinent to me, and I thought I’d share how I approached it. Am I an expert on paranormal romance? Not even close. Have I read enough paranormal romances that if we stacked the books up on […]

Writer’s Notebook Ideas: Collections to Keep Your Novels on Track

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When you’re writing a book, it can take everything you have to stay on track. And these writer’s notebook ideas are great for being organized, getting clear on the plot, and staying on top of the edits you’ll be making. Firstly, start with this post about what is a writer’s notebook if you’re unfamiliar with […]

Fast Drafting: The Joys (and Woes) of Writing a Novel Super Fast

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Creative ideas are fleeting, and sometimes the only way to make your idea work is to chase it as quickly as you can. And when you have an idea for a novel that just has to get out of your head or you’ll lose it, fast drafting is the way to go. There’s tons of […]

I Love Creative Writing (Obviously)

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I am a girl who has always understood the value of a good notebook, even if some of the first notebooks I considered good were janky ones from the dollar store. Any place to write is a good place to write. I love creative writing, and always have. The benefits of creative writing are too […]