As a writer, I write about a lot of things, like original fiction and the process of writing itself.
6 Ways To Transition Out Of Writer’s Block
Tips include: writing, getting off social media, abrupt transitions, getting out of MS Word, writing about writing, taking breaks, and a bonus!
2 Tips For Introducing Your Protagonist
For the love of all that is holy, show, don’t tell.
4 Ways To Ease The Angst Of Naming Your Protagonist
Naming characters can be a traumatic experience, so here are four ways to make it a little easier.
5 Tips For Better World Building
Building your story’s world is crucial to the advancement of your plot. It’s hard, but it’s not impossible
4 Unique Ways To Get Inspired To Write
Featuring the Fake Redhead’s personal stories of finding inspiration in places outside of reading other novels.
6 Sources Of Productive Background Noise
Including background noise generators, classical music, anything John Williams, Bear McCreary’s Battlestar Galactica score, and a bonus!
2 Reasons Not To Be Afraid To Use Your Character’s Name In Your Novel
Your life will be about a million times easier if you just use their name.
1 Reason Why ‘Said is Dead’ Is Bull
Said isn’t dead. There, I said it.
3 (And A Half) Tips For Introducing Your Novel’s Setting
It’s like introducing one of your characters. But bigger.
3 Ways To Write A Character You Hate
It’s not easy, but you have to give attention to the jerks in your novel too.
4 Reasons Why Breaks Are Good For Your Productivity
Go take a shower. Trust me, you need it.
5 Ways To Start Your Story
While this may LOOK like 1,800 words of me crying over the new Power Rangers movie, I promise I have a point.
6 Ways To Make Writing Fight Scenes Less Traumatic
Fight scenes can be hard, yo, but don’t let that stop you from finishing your story.
5 Tips For Writing (And Finishing!) Your Novel
Writing is intimidating, but don’t let that stop you from telling your story.
1 Reason Not To Fear Your Crutch Words
Seriously, don’t worry about this. You have far more important things to do with your time.
3 Reasons To Use Foreshadowing In Your Story
Reason one: because it’s awesome.
2 Things NOT To Do When Sharing Your Work
These things might feel instinctual, but they won’t serve you well in the long run.
4 Reasons Why You MUST Wait Before Moving On Your Manuscript
I am one of the least patient people on the planet, but if I can understand how crucial it is to take time away from your work, anyone can.
1 Way To Add Depth To Your Story
Circling around back to ‘show, not tell’, because I still think it’s super important.
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