Reposted: 7 Misconceptions About Being a Writer

​Check out this great piece by K.M. Weiland, readers! Like any good story, the writing life is a tale of deceptive depth. At first glance, it offers up a shiny, artsy, fun cover. Become a Writer! its title beckons, and its first chapters lure us in by fulfilling all these initial promises. But the deeper we get, … Continue reading Reposted: 7 Misconceptions About Being a Writer

Reposted: Write killer content that sells

Check out this great piece by Adam Lane Smith, future writers: Every morning I’m bored to death, and I hate it. I’m signed up to a ton of email lists, some of them friends and others gurus or mentors in various fields. With some writers, I expect the content to be terrible because I follow … Continue reading Reposted: Write killer content that sells

Reposted: Between the Mythical and the Mechanical

Check out this fantastic piece by Kit Sun Cheah, readers: Between the Mythical and the Mechanical Today when people think of science fiction and fantasy, chances are, they think of two separate genres. Science fiction, the genre of starships and computers and technology. Fantasy, the genre of knights and dragons and castles. Two distinct genres, … Continue reading Reposted: Between the Mythical and the Mechanical

Reposted: 6 Writing Excuses Busted (Or How an 11-Year-Old Published Her Novel Novel)

Check out this piece by this amazing young author, readers: 6 Writing Excuses Busted (Or How an 11-Year-Old Published Her Novel Novel) Writing excuses are easy to come up with. Easy to justify. But to publish, you’ll need to learn how to avoid using at least six of them—maybe more. My goal is to help … Continue reading Reposted: 6 Writing Excuses Busted (Or How an 11-Year-Old Published Her Novel Novel)

Reposted: Creativity vs. Distraction: 13 Tips for Writers in the Age of the Internet

Check out this piece by K.M. Weiland, readers: Creativity vs. Distraction: 13 Tips for Writers in the Age of the Internet I was twelve when I learned how to use my first hand-me-down computer. It ran Windows for Workgroups and played games like Crystal Caves and Commander Keen. Getting that computer was a life-changing experience. In some ways, … Continue reading Reposted: Creativity vs. Distraction: 13 Tips for Writers in the Age of the Internet