My Favorite Quotes for Writing Inspiration

An author’s favorite writers can often say quite a bit about where they draw inspiration for their own novels from. For instance, the Night Buddies books are full of imaginative descriptions and witty dialogue, which is largely inspired by some of my favorite quotes from Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. For instance, a quote […]

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Tips to Help You Conquer NaNoWriMo 2018!

It’s the first week of November, and if you’re like hundreds of other writers around the world you know what that means…you’re six days closer to finishing your next book! The first week of NaNoWriMo tends to pass by in a whirlwind of excitement and adrenaline, but the key is to stay motivated even after […]

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So You Want To Revise Your Book?

A lot of you reading this blog are writers yourselves, and we had a tribe of people tackle National Novel Writing Month this past November! I know how rewarding it is to type, “The End,” but finishing that first draft is far from the end of your book’s journey. This year, the NaNoWriMo organization wants […]

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4 Ways to Prepare for NaNoWriMo

Halloween is almost here, and while some get excited for costumes, trick-or-treating, and scary movie nights, most writers out there will tell you that the best part of Halloween is when the clock strikes midnight…and NaNoWriMo officially begins! Every November thousands of writers come together with one common goal—to write a 50,000-word novel (or start […]

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Writing Tip: Commit To Your Projects

People often talk about writing a book as similar to giving birth to a child. You conceive the idea, spend many months forming it into existence, and then birth it out into the world to develop a life of its own. While that metaphor makes sense to me, I’ve always looked at writing the Night […]

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