Home

4 Practical Steps to Help You Write Faster

4 Practical Steps to Help You Write Faster

What would you do with more time in the day? I would probably clean, but I’d like to think I’d watch This is Us while chowing down on some Ghiradelli brownies (calories don’t count in my fantasy world). Have you ever considered that you could […]

NaNoWriMo 2018: Week 1 Update

NaNoWriMo 2018: Week 1 Update

Last Thursday, I began writing a novel as part of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). If you don’t know what the heck I’m talking about, here’s a quick synopsis: thousands of other crazy people write at least 50,000 words of a novel in the month. […]

3 Reasons You Should Write Letters to Your Kids

3 Reasons You Should Write Letters to Your Kids

Are you one of those parents who creates a cute scrapbook with a color scheme? Did you write all of the intricate details of your child’s birth in a baby book with their name printed in gold foil letters the front? Do you get a […]

6 Things to Do Before Launching Your New Blog

6 Things to Do Before Launching Your New Blog

There’s a lot that goes into learning how to start a blog, but one of my best lessons was failing on my first effort. However, instead of wasting your own time and effort, you can learn from my mistakes.  For the last few years, I’ve […]

How to Write a Blog: The Beginner’s Ultimate Guide

How to Write a Blog: The Beginner’s Ultimate Guide

Warning: this guide on how to write a blog is long, but I promise it won’t actually take you a year to draft a blog post. All of the information in this post will help you write more powerfully and quickly.  This post contains affiliate […]

Blog Editing: How to Polish Your Content in 5 Easy Steps

Blog Editing: How to Polish Your Content in 5 Easy Steps

Blog editing might seem scarier than it really is. Here are easy steps to help polish your blog posts before you hit publish.  Good and bad writers have one big thing in common:   They both need to edit before publishing anything.   I used […]

20 Resources to Help You Have a Successful NaNoWriMo

20 Resources to Help You Have a Successful NaNoWriMo

Are you participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in November? Even if you’re dedicated to joining in this crazy movement, you may still be wondering how to write a novel in 30 days.    Completing a book will be a new endeavor for me, […]

Write Better Blog Posts in 4 Easy Steps

Write Better Blog Posts in 4 Easy Steps

Improve your writing by preparing ahead of time! I’m not much of an outliner. I’m a procrastinator, which isn’t really conducive to outlining. There were many times in college I’d wake up at 3 or 4 a.m. the day an essay was due and start […]

The Simple Secret to Help You Write Better

The Simple Secret to Help You Write Better

So you want to be a better writer. I could tell you it’s easy or that there’s one simple secret to becoming a better writer that you’ve never heard before. But if I did that, I’d be lying. Becoming a better writer will take work, […]

How a Broad Niche Can Hurt Your Blog

How a Broad Niche Can Hurt Your Blog

Choosing a broad blog niche can hurt in ways you wouldn’t expect. In 2016, I jumped on the blogging train. I knew I wanted to be a part of that world and write about things I was interested in, but I didn’t know exactly what […]