So you want to be a writer? Tips for Beginning Writers
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So you want to be a writer? A Beginner’s Guide

People have often said to me, “I’ve always wanted to be a writer, but I’ve never tried because … [insert excuse.]” If you’re one of those people, I totally understand where you’re coming from. 100%. For most of my life, I never thought it was possible for someone like me to write anything worth reading …

Motivational Videos for Writers | Friday Five

It’s been a crazy week. Seriously crazy and while I did get some work done on a manuscript, it wasn’t good work because my mind has been pulled in so many direction. I hate not doing good work. It makes me feel lost. Chaotic. Incomplete because I haven’t been living my authentic life lately. Regretful over how much …

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Team SCBWI in MD/DE/WV March Conference

Are you going to the Team SCBWI in MD/DE/WV Conference in Buckeystown, Maryland on March 19-20, 2016? If so, be sure to check out the pre-conference faculty interviews we are posting over at As The Eraser Burns! And don’t forget that critiques are due on February 12th. #nagnagnag Ava Jae, writer and Assistant Editor at Entangled Publishing …

Why NaNoWriMo is a Go Go for me.

Warning: this post is mostly going to include the inner ramblings of my anxious brain now that I have once again publicly announced my intention of attempting NaNoWriMo. For the fifth time. Or maybe the sixth. Seventh. I’ve honestly lost track. It’s stupid, really, me even thinking of attempting this challenge. I mean, our November …