Secrets of “Show, Don’t Tell”: What It Really Means and How to Do It Well

Occasionally I ask readers what blog post topics they'd most like to see.  Being that some of my readers are also writers, I receive a variety of requests on different writing topics... but lately one I've seen repeatedly is this: What about "Show, Don't Tell"?  How do I do it? What are the rules?  I've heard it... Continue Reading →

What to Do When Writing Sucks

Let's face it... All writers eventually hit a point where writing just isn't fun anymore.  Even if it only lasts a few minutes (lucky you!), every writer has had a moment (or two? three? fifteen-hundred?) where they just simply didn't want to write.  That moment when writing sucks and we wonder why we ever decided to do... Continue Reading →

How to Self-Edit Your Writing

A good self-edit can make a huge difference in your writing, but only if you know how to do it well.   Even if you're planning to use a professional editor or Beta Readers (which I highly recommend), self-editing beforehand can save your editor/readers a lot of frustration and make the process way less work for... Continue Reading →

Call for Community

Hello, blog followers! Today I want to just share something new with all of you that I've been working on, and invite you to be a part of it if you want to. A few weeks ago, I created a forum on my website.  This was cool and all, but today's post is about something... Continue Reading →

Overcoming Writer’s Block

Whether you're a fiction writer, a student trying to write an essay, or just simply writing a business email, most writers -- at some point -- experience writer's block.  I know I do, and so do my students. Are you currently struggling with Writer's Block?  Check out 3 of my previous posts for tips on how... Continue Reading →

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