Category Archives: Administrator

Practical Prompt 4-16-18

Writing styles change over time. Books you loved that were written years ago might not be publishable in today’s market. This week, pick out three contemporary books in the same genre of your story and plan to read them in your down time.

Insomniacs Anonymous 4-9-18

How polished does your writing need to be in a first draft? Are you content just to get the story down, or do you labor over every word before you can move on?

Practical Prompt 4-4-18

In compelling drama, bad things happen to the characters; but ending scene after scene on a dark note can exhaust readers. Go back through your manuscript and make sure the negative doesn’t overshadow the positive. Strive for a healthy balanced mixture of both to keep your readers turning the pages.

Write By Midnight Pep Talk 3-30-18

It’s the last Friday of the month. We hope you’re pushing forward with the daily writing habit you established in February’s Write by Midnight challenge. Now is the time to assess your writing progress and make your schedule for next month.

Have you come up with your writing goals for April? If not, this weekend is the perfect time to do it.

Let us know how it’s going!

Practical Prompt 3-28-18

Before you start writing your next scene, review what each character, not just the POV character,  was doing before that scene started. Even if you don’t write those details down, knowing where each character starts off will inform your writing.