So, who else has glanced at the office clock for the umpteenth time, daydreaming about a life where 9-to-5 isn’t the dictating rhythm? A life where YOU set the rules, timelines, and the outfit of the day (No pants? No problem!). Well, darling, I’ve been there, and it’s totally doable, but you gotta be smart
Discover the best tips and tricks to beat writer’s block and boost your productivity We’ve all been there—staring at a blank page, struggling to find the right words or ideas. Writer’s block can be frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be a creativity killer. In this friendly, conversational guide, we’ll share the...
You’re tapping your pen on the table, looking wistfully out of the window, waiting for the words to flow through your fingers and onto the page. Many of us have experienced the crippling hold of writer’s block and frustration due to a lack of productivity. For centuries, ancient philosophers have provided us with the knowledge
I’ve had SudoWrite for awhile but only started playing with it today, using the new story engine feature. The first part I’m stumbling around, but once I figured it out, I write about 20,000 words in an hour (and that’s up to 100K words now from finishing my outline). Absolutely nuts, so I’m motivated to
How to use Publisher Rocket to find the best keywords and rank #1 on Amazon (plus MORE keyword research tools to get free visibility and sell more books)
I’ve started this post multiple times of the years but decided to put everything together in one place, so you can get help fast. So real quick: Why choosing a keyword-rich book title is a necessary evil for self-published writers When you publish a book on Amazon or any other online ebook store marketplace, people
Hiya! Laura here, bringing a little infectious energy your way. Before you reach for the hand sanitizer, let me clarify. I’m talking about those wildly contagious ideas that spread faster than your grandma’s rumor mill. You know, the kind that people can’t stop talking, tweeting, and TikToking about. Ready to be the next viral...
“To thine own self be true.” It’s a line from Shakespeare, but it’s sage advice that has stood the test of time. In today’s frenetic world, with its many demands and distractions, it’s easy to lose sight of our true selves and, with that, our life’s purpose. Let’s embark on a journey of self-discovery, led
Have you ever felt like you’ve been walking through a maze, only to find out that you’ve been tracing the wrong path all along? Or like you’ve been knocking on a door, waiting for it to open, only to realize you’ve been standing at the back entrance? This is exactly how it feels when you’re
Adult printable coloring pages: 476+ FREE creepy kawaii anime dark fantasy printable coloring book sheets
I’ve been playing around with fantasy art for a few months and have gotten some great images, so I’ve decided to share them here. These are printable coloring book pages, but they aren’t the simple, clean lines you might be used to. This is high-quality stuff: stuff that looks cool and gorgeous. Stuff you may
How to write a satisfying conclusion to your novel (multiple character arc plot resolution: ending with a powerful final battle scene)
There are two important things I want to cover in this article: the first, is how to get your book finished and make sure you have a strong conclusion and plot resolution. The second is how to resolve a plot with multiple main characters and give each of them a satisfying character arc. To do this, I’m going
Character traits generator: dynamic fictional character development creator, questions and personality attributes list
Traditionally, if you want strong interesting characters, you might use a worksheet or checklist to flesh out their personality. Down below I’ve added a list of 140 personality traits, but they’re a bit simple. So I’d like to suggest something else. AI writing tools like GPT3 are pretty good at brainstorming ideas with the...
Static vs dynamic character development: How to write fictional characters (Last of Us backstory example)
As a quick definition, static characters remain unchanged through the course of a story, and dynamic characters grow and change. Most book novels are about a series of crises that force the protagonist to change – the protagonist is the character who changes the most. People also ask about how to create well-rounded characters with