How to Overcome Fear as a Writer and Embrace Your Profound Courage – Helping Writers Become Authors

As fears arise–whether little niggles or life-threatening monsters–try these five ideas to help you use, live with, and overcome fear as a writer.

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This Is How to Transform Info Dumps Into Exciting Plot Reveals – Helping Writers Become Authors

Mysteries, clues, and plot twists are great for hooking readers–as long as they aren’t powered by info dumps. Here are 5 principles for creating exciting plot reveals…

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Learn 5 Types of Character Arc at a Glance: The 3 Negative Arcs (Part 2 of 2) – Helping Writers Become Authors

Writing a tragedy or dark story? Here’s a beat-by-beat look at the three Negative Arcs–the Disillusionment Arc, the Fall Arc, and the Corruption Arc.

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7 Things to Try When Writing Is Hard – Helping Writers Become Authors

When your writing is hard, here are a few practicable steps that will help you move toward a solution for your situation’s unique challenges.

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Writer’s Jealousy-And 3 Thoughts on What to Do About It – Helping Writers Become Authors

A writer’s jealousy doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Learn how to harness this powerful emotional indicator to keep your writing on track.

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Judge Yourself Less, Trust Yourself More, and Write Better Stories – Helping Writers Become Authors


There’s a dark side to creativity—one we don’t always like to talk about. And that dark side can be encapsulated in two words: writing perfectionism.

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