Writer Tools

Here is my compilation of tools to help writers write: Write or Die- This online site provides a tool to provoke you to write in ‘freewriting’. Settings include word count, time, but the fun part is consequences. You can choose between spiders, grumpy cat, and a few others. Alarms include alarming and cacophony. Chapter-by-Chapter is …

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Romance, love, and mushy stuff

I don’t read romance and I although some of my stories have romance, it is not in the romance genre. That being said, I wanted to share a few resources for those who do, who might appreciate some tips and hacks. Book Cover Design: Canva.com provides some lovely options for graphics but also layouts for …

Formatting Manuscript and Helpful Writing Links.

With my writer’s group, I often write up a newsletter for the members so they get the information we covered, but also to share with the members who couldn’t join, to catch them up on the topic. Today’s meeting was all about manuscript formatting. Manuscript formatting for standard publishing: Always remember to follow guidelines, but …

Tedtalks on Writing

I love TEDtalks. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, but more importantly, its ‘ideas worth sharing’. The lectures are from professors, scientists, and even celebrities. Topics range from science, education, and, what I wanted to share today, writing! The Writer’s Workshop series offers a page of various talks on the subject of writing. You …