Writing Wednesdays: Reigniting Your Passion for a Project

Writing Wednesdays - Reigniting Your Passion for a Project

Someone recently asked me about writing motivation tips and I realized that – even with one hundred Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips posted – I haven’t shared with you one of the most simple pieces of advice on the topic.

What’s that tip? Continue reading

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Writing Wednesdays: Ways to Show Your Character is in Love (Part Two)

Writing Wednesdays - Ways to Show Your Character is in Love (Part Two)

Two weeks ago, in the first part of this post, I gave you fifteen ways to show that your character is in love with someone; today, I’m going to give you suggestions on what couples could do together or what one person in a relationship could do for the other Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: 10 Ways to Show Your Character is Irritated

Writing Wednesdays - 10 Ways to Show Your Character is Irritated

There are only so many times you can use the word “irritated”… Or “annoyed”. Or “frustrated”. Or “ticked off” (yeah, I know it’s a phrase, not a word).

You get it: you can use “irritated” or a synonym of it in your writing. However, in order to avoid repetition while at the same time adhering to the show don’t tell rule, why don’t you include one – or more – of these ten gestures? Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: 3 YouTubers to Watch if You Want to Write and Publish

Writing Wednesdays - 3 YouTubers to Watch if You Want to Write and Publish

As you’ve probably guessed by the title, today I’m going to share with you three of my favorite YouTube channels that offer advice on writing and publishing. This isn’t a Top 3; I’m listing them in a random order.

Just a note before we start: I have no contact with these authors and I don’t know how they’d feel about me using their avatars in this post, so I’m not going to include their pictures.

Okay?

Okay.

Let’s go then Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: Two Things That You MUST Have in Your Novel

writing wednesdays - two things that you must have in your novel

This tip is so short, it would’ve been at home in my Tuesday Tiny Writing Tips series (click here for a list of all tips, sorted by topic), but since I put a stop to those at Tip #100, I’ll have to include it in Writing Wednesdays.

So: what are these two things that are a must for your novel Continue reading