One of the biggest draws to stories—of any medium—are characters. So many of us want to follow the journeys of individual characters whose personalities or situations we find compelling. The biggest disappointment I often have at the end of a book, television show, or movie is a lack of character growth or change at the … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: Types of Character Arcs
Are you looking to hire a freelance developmental editor to work with you on your manuscript? Whether you intend to self-publish or pursue traditional publication, many writers seek out the assistance of freelance editors to polish their manuscripts. However, with so many titles flying around of different types of editors, it can be confusing to … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: What is a Freelance Developmental Book Editor?
Whether you are diagnosed with clinical anxiety or you suffer from chronic bouts of anxious thoughts about your writing or publishing career, all writers have to manage their anxiety—and in a publishing landscape where we often lack control. Learn what writer anxiety is and ways we can cope with it in this iWriterly video. In … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Coping with Anxiety as a Writer
Are you looking to write your book faster? In this iWriterly video, we discuss 14 tricks to finish your manuscript sooner. Although all writers have their own speeds when it comes to their creative process, one desire is prevalent among them—wanting to write a book faster. The aspiration to write a book more quickly could … Continue reading iWriterly Video: How to Write a Book Faster
Are you looking to write more words in each writing session? Learn 16 ways to increase your writerly output in this iWriterly video. https://youtu.be/8Qccj76lWvY This video is based on Meg's guest blog, How to Write More Words, aka, Winning at NaNo, in Writers Helping Writers.