The #1 Thing Writers Miss When Writing A Romance Story (Or Love Story Subplot)

As a Developmental Editor, I read A TON of stories every year, and one of the most common errors I see writers making, specifically with romance stories or love story subplots, is not showing enough of WHY and HOW the two characters fall in love. So many of the stories I read it’s like zero […]

The Comment That Could Have Killed My Writing Career Before It Even Started

When I was in middle school, I was OBSESSED with magazines and with taking quizzes in magazines (all the teen mags had ’em!). Around that same time, I had also uncovered that I was a writer. A real one. Writing wasn’t just an interest or even a hobby. In my mind, it was the thing […]

New Freebie: The Story Secrets Audio Series

I’ve been a story coach and content editor for almost a decade now. I’ve seen thousands of stories at all different stages, from just an idea to a draft that’s already been written and rewritten a few times. And there are several bigger issues I see writers having with their stories. I see these same […]

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Give Yourself Permission to Write About Whatever You Want to Write About

I wrote my first nonfiction eBook in 2010. It was called, Butt-In-Chair: A No-Excuses Productivity Guide for Writers Who Struggle to Get Started. It came out on March 23, 2010 and it’s still, to this day, the book I sell the most copies of. Before I published this book, I’d been blogging for two years, […]