{DISCUSSION} Sensitivity Readers

The publishing industry needs to be more inclusive, but writers can be too. All they need is patience, open-mindedness, and sensitivity readers.


I’m building an army 😈

I'm building an army 😈. A betareader army. If you want access to new stories and want to help an aspiring novelist out, check out my post!

discussion highlights

Discussion Highlights: Plotter vs. Pantser

Missed last week's discussion on being a plotter vs a panster? No worries! Here's the highlights and a sneak peek of this week's discussion topic!


{DISCUSSION} Plotter vs. Pantser

This month is Camp NaNoWriMo, which means it's writing time! And I think that means we should have a writerly discussion! So, are you a plotter or a panster? And what is the advantage of that?

New Years Resolutions

Breeanna’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

Breeanna’s New Years Resolutions: Guest posting… this is new… I always thought guest posts were done for important or super awesome people, which is why I’m insanely honored that Melanie has asked me to be a part of her month-long feature of blogger New Years Resolutions. So here are my three 2016 Resolutions: No. 1 – Query… Continue reading Breeanna’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

J.R.’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

When Melanie asked me to be a part of this New Year’s goals guest post series, I was thrilled. Not only did it give me a great subject to write about, but it prompted me to go ahead and begin thinking about my 2016 goals and aspirations before the date of January 1st actually rolled… Continue reading J.R.’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

Eve Messenger’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

2016 - An “Open Letter” to Editing As Thomas Edison (whose birthday I share)  once said, “Success is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration.” The same is true of writing. The glorious, fun, wild ride that is the first draft is the 10%, while editing is the 90%. Editing, that's why I'm letting you know right… Continue reading Eve Messenger’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

Madeleine’s 2016 New Years Resolutions

2016 RESOLUTIONS Hello lovely followers of Melanie. I’m Madeleine D’Este, a speculative fiction writer, and today I’ve taken over the controls to tell you about my 2016 New Year’s Resolutions. 2015 was fruitful. I finished a manuscript, drafted over 110,000 words and edited another 100,000. My confidence grew and I reckon my writing is getting… Continue reading Madeleine’s 2016 New Years Resolutions