No, You Haven’t Failed At Your Writing Goals, And Here Is Why

Have you been working for what feels like forever on getting published or finishing a piece of writing, but feel like you aren’t getting anywhere? So frustrating. But I bet you have probably made more progress than you think. Let’s talk about it. Watch my video below or read on for the whole discussion! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdKYQE8Ya9M&ab_channel=RebeccaDiFabbio... Continue Reading →

Take A Guilt-Free Break

Do you feel like you really just need a break from a goal you are working on? Good. Take that break. There is one major lesson I have learned throughout all of this novel writing, and that is the importance of taking a BREAK. Take a break. It’s interesting because we all know that taking... Continue Reading →

Music: The Key To Your Best Writing Ideas

Listen to the full discussion here: “Everyone, stay calm!” Dialogue paced back and forth. Description and Character Development huddled in the corner. Pacing, Conflict, and Plot crowded the exit after they failed to break it down. *** You look through your backpack for the third time, confirming once again that your new earbuds aren’t there.... Continue Reading →

Wine to Words

Edited by my friend, Allison Minnick, I have a Christmas short I wrote to share with you all this year. Enjoy and happy holidays!   She sat on the ground of her garage doused in wine and stared at the shards of glass sprinkled around her. The aromas of oaky merlot and sweet pinot grigio... Continue Reading →

Your 100-Word Challenge Awaits

A challenge I have always faced in writing is trying to be less wordy. Whether it was academic or creative writing, I always wrote too many words, and sometimes still do. This was a major focus for me during grad school: say more by writing less. Listen to the full discussion here: Some tips for... Continue Reading →

How To Write Believable Characters

Other than plot, your characters play a major role in your stories. Without characters, there wouldn’t be much of a story, right? And without believable characters, there may not be much of a good story. And we’re all here to take a stab at good--great--writing! For the full discussion, listen below: Whether you are a planner... Continue Reading →

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