Why You Can’t Stop Learning

Why You Can’t Stop Learning

For writers, reading is essential. But is it enough? Here's why you can't just read—you need to learn something new every single day.

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The Low-Down on First-Person Narrative

The Low-Down on First-Person Narrative

Are you considering first-person narrative for your next project? Go no further until you read this post!

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How to Use the ProWritingAid Desktop App for Mac

How to Use the ProWritingAid Desktop App for Mac

If you’re a Mac user and new to ProWritingAid or are slavishly devoted to the online editor, there’s a better way. With every premium license, you can download a nifty desktop app that works with Word, Scrivener, Text, Rich Text Format, HTML, Markdown, or Open Document files.

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Abbreviations: How & When to Use Them

Abbreviations: How & When to Use Them

Confused by abbreviations? This is your essential guide to getting them right.

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4 Important Ways to Get Ready for NaNoWriMo

4 Important Ways to Get Ready for NaNoWriMo

***Are you ready for NaNoWriMo?*** It’s the question most asked this time of year, right before National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) that takes over the month of November every year. If this is your first time doing NaNoWriMo, don’t stress out too much about it. It’s a huge learning process where you’ll discover what’s most important for you to be able to produce content on a continual basis to move forward towards your end goal of 50,000 words in 30 days. The biggest lesson I’ve learned over the years is that it’s not so much about the end result. What you have at the end of 30 days will in no shape or form be a novel ready to print. Depending on your genre, novels can be 80,000 words and up. Just understand: you won’t be finished with it on November 30th.

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Writing App Review…TextExpander

Writing App Review…TextExpander

Since we love technology that makes life easier, we’re bringing you a new app we found: TextExpander.

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Why Techies Should Become Better Writers

Why Techies Should Become Better Writers

Some techies think they don't need to write. We disagree. Here's why.

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Why This is Your Year to Win NaNoWriMo

Why This is Your Year to Win NaNoWriMo

Want to participate in NaNoWriMo this year? Awesome! Prepare with these tips.

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The Best Fantasy Novels of All Time

The Best Fantasy Novels of All Time

What are the greatest fantasy novels of all time? Here's our list of the top 25.

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Why You Can’t Afford to Run Out of Ideas

Why You Can’t Afford to Run Out of Ideas

Are ideas finite? What do writers do when they run out? If you're stuck, these tips can help.

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