Writing Wednesdays: My #1 Tip for Staying on Track

Writing Wednesdays - My #1 Tip for Staying on Track

Three years ago, I shared with you My #1 Writing Tip for the Times You are Stuck to help you when you don’t know where your story is going and what your characters should be doing; today, I have for you another #1 tip, this time on how to stay on track with your writing and with other areas of your life. It’s quite simple Continue reading

My Wattpad Block Party Post is Up! (Tips + An Exclusive Sneak Peek)

Hey, kittens!

Do you know what day it is today?

If you said “Saturday”, you are right; if you said “February 24th“, you are also correct. But… It’s also the day my Wattpad Block Party post goes live!

Wattpad Block Party - My 5 Favorite Motivation and Productivity Tips + A Sneak Peek by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on Wattpad)

The Wattpad Block Party is hosted online by USA Today bestselling author Kelly Anne Blount. In it, Wattpad authors post guest pieces and host giveaways. My post is separated in two parts: My 5 Favorite Motivation and Productivity Tips and a sneak peek from a work-in-progress (Contemporary M/M Romance) that is not available anywhere yet. You can read my post here.

As for my giveaway

I’m giving away a $5 Amazon gift card. Click here to enter.

I hope you’ll enjoy the sneak peek and find the tips useful. Good luck if you enter the giveaway!

Top 9 Most Read Blog Posts from 2017

2017 was not a bad year for blog posts. They total 155 (an average of thirteen per month) with ten of them being guest posts. Today, I’m going to share with you the nine most read posts that went up in 2017, guest posts included.

Let’s begin!

NUMBER 9

SNOW - Stories of Forbidden Love Poster

Title: What I Think about the SNOW Anthology

Author: Dilyana Kyoseva

Type of post: Book Review Continue reading

18 Wattpad Block Party Posts That Are a Must-Read

18 Wattpad Block Party Posts That Are A Must-Read by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on wattpad)

The Wattpad Block Party is almost coming to an end. With hundreds of chapters with exclusive content, how can you pick the best?

Especially when there’s such a variety?

Interviews, sneak peeks, sharing publishingย experience and writing tips – there are so many interesting things on there! It wasn’t easy to narrow my favorite posts down. As a matter of fact, I was planning to pick only fifteen, but I couldn’t. That is why, in no particular order and excluding my own, here are eighteen amazing chapters in the Wattpad Block Party book: Continue reading

Last Minute NaNoWriMo Tips

Last Minute NaNoWriMo Tips by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on wattpad)

Hey, funky monkeys! I’ve decided to write a list with a few easy-to-follow tips that would hopefully give you the push you need and help you finish the 50K challenge on time. As I was writing these, I realized that they could apply to your creative process out of NaNo as well, especially when you are on a time limit or at a loss of inspiration. Continue reading

Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #5 – How to Encourage Your Silent Readers to Speak Up

#TTWT Tuesday Tiny Writing Tip #5 - Silent Readers by Dilyana Kyoseva (CatMint5 on wattpad)

Posting on wattpad or another site where you can get comments on each of your chapters?

Getting reads and maybe votes, but no feedback?

Then you have what’s called “silent readers”. One way to encourage them speak up is Continue reading