The Ultimate Guide to Beta Readers (five commonly asked questions about using betas)

The Ultimate Guide to Beta Readers (five commonly asked questions about using betas)

Two years ago, I had no idea what a beta reader was. Years before that, most people didn’t know what they were. The huge shift from traditional publishing to self publishing required the responsibility of editing a novel to perfection to shift to the writer. Want to know how to survive the beta reading process and comeRead more about The Ultimate Guide to Beta Readers (five commonly asked questions about using betas)[…]

How to Stay Motivated With Your Writing (and get out of that writing slump!)

How to Stay Motivated With Your Writing (and get out of that writing slump!)

I recently listened to a podcast by Marketing Science Fiction and Fantasy who interviewed Elle Casey. For those of you that don’t know, she’s an extremely prolific writer, churning out about one 85k word novel a month. This got me thinking – our motivations (or lack thereof) can determine how much, if at all, weRead more about How to Stay Motivated With Your Writing (and get out of that writing slump!)[…]

How to Get Started With Scrivener Right Now (without losing a second of writing time)

How to Get Started With Scrivener Right Now (without losing a second of writing time)

Recently I made a post detailing why I thought Scrivener was for everyone. I received a huge response from that video as well as some additional questions. Today I wanted to answer one of those in particular: How do I get started in Scrivener? Watch the video below for a detailed tutorial! I walk youRead more about How to Get Started With Scrivener Right Now (without losing a second of writing time)[…]