For my sister, Jess. May you crush all of your PRs, but not your nose 🙂 I racked the heaviest weights I've ever used for triceps and, distracted by feeling like a total boss as I walked back to my bench, I tripped over someone else's weights and crushed my face right into the padded... Continue Reading →
I waited a billion hours and it was finally time. I pulled with all my strength, Grandpa cheering me on. I knew I had it. This was finally my moment. But the stupid fish was fighting back. "I can't do it! It's too strong!" I yelled. "Dig, boy! It's almost here!" Grandpa yelled back. I was only seconds away from finally getting my first real pet. My stuffed animals weren't going to cut it anymore. I was big enough for a real pet. ...Read more for the whole story!
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 →
Four More Tips To Help You Finally Finish Writing Your Book
Oh. My. God. I finished writing another book. It’s not good—right now—but it will be one day. I am just thankful to finally have a foundation to work from. Woo! Check out the full discussion on my journey to completing the first draft of my second book on YouTube below, or continue reading! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQ7GAIo4g5E Beat... 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 →
Snow Man, Part 4 (4/5)
Ready for part four? We are almost done--just one last part after this! If you haven't read or listened to the first three parts, check them out first: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 And here, you may listen to my reading of Snow Man, Part 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMZx3ExQNXY&ab_channel=RebeccaDiFabbio Now, how will Snow Man find his... Continue Reading →
Snow Man, Part 1 (1/5)
Happy New Year! I hope you have a healthy, happy 2021. To kick off the new year, I wanted to share a short fiction I have been working on for you. It's been a great way to wrap up a chaotic year, and a reminder of the excellent support system I have. Thank you to... Continue Reading →
How do you conduct beta reading?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-XveEuWhJc&ab_channel=RebeccaDiFabbio Having people read what you’ve been slaving over for the past few months or years is a terrifying experience. But it is necessary. As you begin the first round of hard edits, you may want to start thinking about the next step: beta readers. These are typically the first people to read your manuscript.... Continue Reading →
Top 3 Tips On How To Improve As A Writer
As a writer, I am sure you have received plenty of advice on how to become a better writer. There are many ways to improve, but I have boiled it all down to three tips--the best and simplest tips I have learned so far. I hope this helps you in your writerly life! Want to... Continue Reading →