8 Reminders for a Fun & Successful NaNoWriMo // Guest Post by Elizabeth Pantley

Hi everyone, With NaNoWriMo officially starting this week, I'm excited to share 8 NaNoWriMo tips from Elizabeth Pantley, author of Falling into Magic. #1. Write what you read. What’s the best book you’ve read in the past year? What genre gets you to stay up past your bedtime? What story most kept you captivated? What …

5 Tips to Survive NaNoWriMo // Guest Post by AJ Eversley

With NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) coming up in November, many aspiring and veteran writers are gearing up to accomplish an incredible feat… complete an entire book in one month. The goal is a lofty 50,000 words in 30 days, but it's definitely attainable. The key is to ensure each writing session is focused, purposeful …

Worldbuilding in Pieces // Guest Post by Shaina Krevat

What’s the first thing you think when you read “world-building”? It might be “Fantasy”; it might be “J.R.R. Tolkien”; it might be “Oh no, endless exposition!” The first time I heard readers saying they didn’t enjoy world-building, I was surprised. Eventually, I realized that they thought of world-building as an annoying break from the action …

Writers’ Corner // It’s All in the Details by Shauna E. Black

Hello everyone! I am so glad to introduce a guest post by Shauna E. Black, a traditionally published author of young adult science fiction and fantasy. Her new release, The Phantom Nightingale was published January 28, 2020. Some time ago, my husband and I took a weekend trip across our state to see a friend …