Reposted: Sometimes Writers Aren’t Actually Looking for Feedback

Check out this great post by Meg Dowell, readers: Sometimes Writers Aren't Actually Looking for Feedback Many, many writers are desperately searching for feedback on their work. And rightfully so. Constructive criticism boosts confidence and helps writers set goals for improvement. But not every writer wants (or needs) specific feedback on their work from strangers. … Continue reading Reposted: Sometimes Writers Aren’t Actually Looking for Feedback

Reposted: Why You Need to Write Less (Every Now and Then)

Why You Need to Write Less (Every Now and Then) It has been almost 20 days since I last opened my book. I’m very slowly making my way through a second draft. There are no deadlines other than the recklessly ambitious one I set for myself at the end of 2019 … you know. Before … Continue reading Reposted: Why You Need to Write Less (Every Now and Then)

Reposted: I’m an Editor. Here are 10 Things I Really Need Writers Know.

Check out Meg Dowell's piece to learn more, readers: I'm an Editor. Here are 10 Things I Really Need Writers Know Know. 1. Editors are not spell-checkers. Many editors proofread copy, but really don’t appreciate it when you’ve very obviously submitted your first draft. 2. Editors don’t always have time to give you detailed feedback. … Continue reading Reposted: I’m an Editor. Here are 10 Things I Really Need Writers Know.

Reposted: The Best Time to Write Is When No One’s Reading

Check out this piece by Meg Dowell over at Novelty Revisions, readers: The Best Time to Write Is When No One's Reading Every writer is afraid of something. One of the most common fears among writers is that they will work hard on something, throw it out into the world … and everyone will absolutely hate … Continue reading Reposted: The Best Time to Write Is When No One’s Reading

Reposted: Want to Make More Time for Writing? You’ll Have to Give Up These 3 Things

Check out this great piece by Meg Dowell over at Novelty Revisions, readers: . Creating time to write is sometimes more challenging than writing itself. Which barely seems true … until you fail three nights in a row to work on that novel you’ve always dreamed of writing because there just aren’t enough hours in the … Continue reading Reposted: Want to Make More Time for Writing? You’ll Have to Give Up These 3 Things

Reposted: You Might Be Craving Feedback You Don’t Actually Need

​Click the link below to read this post from Meg Dowell at Novelty Revisions: You Might Be Craving Feedback You Don't Actually Need One of the most frustrating things about being a “small” creator is that even when you aren’t getting any feedback on your work, you have to keep working. Sometimes I will publish … Continue reading Reposted: You Might Be Craving Feedback You Don’t Actually Need