How to Create Good Characters in 3 Steps

You’ve been struck by a creative bolt of lightning and now a new project sits before you. What do you…

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High Concept, or How to Make Sure Your Idea Doesn’t Suck

Most communication rests on storytelling. Even a mundane task, like explaining that there’s a traffic delay, or telling your audience…

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Head Hopping: The First Mistake New Authors Make

Let’s say that there’s been a steady influx of off-world officers onto your planet and into your town. You don’t…

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The 5 Simplest Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills

I’ve been writing a long time. This is my second year freelancing. I’ve written non-fiction. I’ve written fiction I will…

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4 Basic Things I Learned in my First Year as a Freelance Writer

Last year, I made the jump. After a year of planning, I decided that I was going to work remotely…

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The Single Most Important Part of Becoming a Better Writer

When it comes to improving your craft as a writer, one thing matters above all others – you need to…

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Publishing 101: Review

Now, you may remember that at the end of 2016, I created a list of 10 books you should read…

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How to Build a Winning Blog From Scratch

In the gig economy, it’s essential that you have a winning blog. If you’re doing anything creative, whether it’s writing,…

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