Taking The Page a Day Challenge: A Guide For Writers

Taking The Page a Day Challenge: A Guide For Writers

The challenge: Write a page a day for 365 days. The reward: 365 pages of rough drafts. It’s the only New Year’s resolution I ever kept. During that year I traveled, I worked, I got sick, I visited friends, I went to parties. I lived my normal life. And I...
Why you should edit fast

Why you should edit fast

I’m in the final, final, final stages of editing for my novel Nothing’s Ever Lost and I’m trying to edit fast. I say final final final because this manuscript has already gone through more editing than I ever would have thought possible: My writers’...
3 Magic Tricks That Give You Motivation to Write

3 Magic Tricks That Give You Motivation to Write

Writing is a challenge. Getting yourself to sit down and actually start writing – that’s practically a magic trick. You’re the illusionist, and the audience is your brain. Every writer has one or two tricks up her sleeve. These are the three I’ve most recently...