Monday Motivational

This is how you do it: you sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until its done. It’s that easy, and that hard.

Neil Gaiman

Writing a Sequel: The Toughest Job in the Biz

What is it exactly about sequels that they so often never quite live up to our expectations? The sophomore slump is mostly a self-fulfilling prophecy, getting so nervous about a follow-up piece that you fail to meet expectations. Keep on reading to discover the top five mistakes that authors make when writing a sequel.

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Sunday Story Prompt

That fancy gaming system you’ve been saving up for is finally affordable on Black Friday. You get there just in time to grab the last one. Only, someone else grabs it at the same time, someone you happen to know.

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Nanowrimo Diaries: Week Three

Our authors are slowly being crushed by the weight of Nanowrimo analytics and the temptations of Disney+

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Saturday Story Prompt

You find a lost dog, take it home, and call the owner. When they arrive, you’re surprised to find it’s…

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Nanowrimo Diaries: Week Two

Our authors talk about their second week of Nanowrimo, including the benefits of being a trash human and the drawbacks of depending on early mornings.

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Saturday Story Prompt

Write about your protagonist from the perspective of someone who sees them as the villain.

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