Category: behind the process

Behind “The Process”: 2 Notebooks & 15 Minutes of Creativity

Writing feels like a big undertaking, but it doesn’t have to. If you can commit to 15 minutes a day, using a little 2 notebook hack to get started, you’ll be well on your creative way.

Behind “the Process”: 7 Writing Tips from Horror Phenom Jennifer Soucy

Jennifer Soucy novel giveaway!

Horror novelist Jennifer Soucy takes over my blog to give 7 great writing tips! (There’s also a book giveaway!)

Behind “The Process”: AFTER Getting It Over With (Starting Second Drafts)

Writing second drafts is fun. I’ll show you.
(An extension of a post on writing first drafts,)

Behind “The Process”: Get It Over With (Writing First Drafts)

Sometimes you have to power through your first draft

One of the toughest things about creative writing is getting through the pain of a first draft. Go into it with the right mindset, get it over with, and let the real fun begin!

Behind “The Process”: 1 Quick Show-Don’t-Tell Cheatcode

Show don't tell is the most common writing advice. Dialogue can be a means to that end.

Almost every writer has heard the saying “show, don’t tell.” That can be easier said than done. Here’s how dialogue can help.