Tag: Writing Tips

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Putting My 8 Years of Social Marketing To Good Use

In addition to being a writer, I have worked in social media marketing and community management for the last eight years. Now that I have a product I want to sell, and a platform I want to promote, I have finally started employing these skills through my own social media platform as an author. Viewing myself as a “brand” has been a hard thing … Read More Putting My 8 Years of Social Marketing To Good Use

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I Won NaNoWriMo! Here Are Some Things That Helped Me Succeed.

I can’t believe I did it; 50k words in 30 days! To say I am ecstatic is even an understatement. This is more than I have ever written for this book series and if you have been following my writing journey, you know that I have been working on this for a very long time. When starting Nation Novel Writing Month, I knew that … Read More I Won NaNoWriMo! Here Are Some Things That Helped Me Succeed.

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NaNoWriMo Prep and Short Story Updates.

National Novel Writing Month is fast approaching and I am determined to finish this year. I have tried in the past but I had a lot of things working against me, all of which aren’t in play this year. I have a good feeling about it. Here are some things I am doing differently! Changed up my outline format. I have struggled over the … Read More NaNoWriMo Prep and Short Story Updates.

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What You Give Up To Be A Writer

Writing has always been my end game. I never wanted children or my day job to be my legacy. I don’t see myself making something lasting out of working in social media marketing. What I want out of life is to create a world of stories that lives on after me. I want someone to pick up my book on a shelf (or pull … Read More What You Give Up To Be A Writer

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How I Always Stay “In the Zone” as a Fantasy/Sci-Fi Writer

As a writer, I make my best work when I am absolutely saturated in content. I need to be in a mood, in a feeling, in the right state of mind. If I am consistently in that place, I can always come up with ideas! I am not one of those writers who can sit down for just a few minutes before going out … Read More How I Always Stay “In the Zone” as a Fantasy/Sci-Fi Writer

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My Personal Character Development Process

I have done most of the things in my life because of stories. I went to film school to tell stories, I take photos and write to tell stories. I also read, watch movies, and play video games to enjoy stories told in different mediums! So when I set out to write my novels, I of course wanted to tell a complete story, but … Read More My Personal Character Development Process