I’ve been making picture books full-time for almost nine years now. There have been many ups and downs. Some years have been fantastic, and others have been scary and awful. Sorry! That’s probably not what you want to hear. Okay, let me start again … Here’s what I know about doing this amazing, terrifying, and […]
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For most of us, we’re writers with dayjobs. (I recommend the book Real Artists Have Day Jobs by Sara Benincasa, though I disagree with her copyeditor that dayjobs is two words. That’s an argument for a different blogpost.) Whether we’re stay-at-home full-time parents, or we work in an office, or we work in a classroom, […]
I had nothing left. My creativity was at an all-time low, I was burned-out from a punishing publishing schedule, and I was scary-overwhelmed by all the marketing and promoting required of an author. Writing wasn’t fun anymore, but that didn’t matter because I had deadlines. It wasn’t like the old days: I was now legally […]
Feature 1 – Keywords When you want to keep track of everywhere something is within your manuscript, keywords are a great option. You’ll need to add them to the scenes or chapters you want them connected to, but don’t worry, it’s very simple. Once you’ve done that, you can click on the keyword you […]
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How to Tackle Your Physical, Digital and Mental Space to Gain Clarity As a Writer “Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.” – A.A Milne I am an organization freak. I literally cannot function in real life until things are […]
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Alyssa here! This year, we’ve got a line-up of some lovely bloggers. Writing tips, humor pieces, the works! This post is by the wonderful Nathan Philbrick. Please give him a warm welcome to the WriteOnCon community! Hello, fellow word-chucks! Seeing as how I’m incredibly organized, clever, and able to cast magic spells on my daily […]