GUEST POST BY JACQUELYN EUBANKS | When you finish drafting your story, you may ask: “Should I get an editor to look over my story? Or should I just edit it myself?” The answer is both. Jacquelyn takes you through 8 necessary steps of self-edits and hiring an external editor to get you to the revised story you desire.
As writers, our work can be emotionally and mentally taxing. The key to avoiding burnout and rocking our work despite the stress and fatigue? Taking caring of ourselves, of course! As I always say, self before stories. Here's are a few way to care for yourself so you can continue to write amazing stories every day!
Do you have a passion for storytelling and a schedule too full to pursue it? Think again! Author (and superwoman) M.J. McGriff stopped by Well-Storied to share her top tips for making time to write a novel when you already have a full-time life. (Yes, it IS possible! So click through and come check it out.)
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Are you struggling to get your butt in the chair and your hands on the keys? No worries. That's totally normal! Writing is hard work, but you're tougher. In this article, I'm going to break down four steps you can take to overcome procrastination anytime your motivations begins to wane. Let's go!
There’s nothing worse than staring at a blinking cursor on a blank page with a deadline looming. Here are a few things that you can do to improve your writing immediately. Perfect for bloggers and creatives who need to create a lot of high-quality, well-written content on a consistent basis — pin now to come back to this again when you need it!
Has your passion for writing dwindled? Do you find yourself stuck in a terrible rut, no matter how much you miss your stories? It's time to rediscover your love for writing, my friend! Check out this epic guide from author Kristen Kieffer over at Well-Storied.com.