What Makes a Good Short Story?

Before someone even jumps right into writing a novel they start somewhere… writing a short story. But, what makes a good one? If you can’t write an amazing short story then how can you ever write a novel that will be interesting to read? Here are my top ten rules for crafting an amazing storyContinue reading “What Makes a Good Short Story?”

How to Write a Novella In Thirty Days: 10 Steps for Every Kind of Writer

Okay, so let’s clear up the rumors. It doesn’t take eight years to write a book, especially, not a novella. People seem to forget that novellas are books too. A novella typically contains anywhere from 20,000-45,000 words while average novels are 46,000-75,000 words. For the sake of this post, I’m going to share with youContinue reading “How to Write a Novella In Thirty Days: 10 Steps for Every Kind of Writer”

AOTD: Sarah Robinson-Hatch

Author of the Day includes Sarah Robinson-Hatch, a student that has a lot of books that she wishes could be read. Sarah’s writing style is quirky, fun, and personable. There’s no way you can not read her words because her personality is all throughout them. If you like to be exposed to new books SarahContinue reading “AOTD: Sarah Robinson-Hatch”

How to Remain a Productive Writer

As a writer in this day and age, we often think that we don’t have all the time in the world to come up with all the things we would like to share with others. However, I challenge you to rethink that philosophy. If you believe that you don’t have enough time then you won’tContinue reading “How to Remain a Productive Writer”