Three Writing Lessons I Learned from Hamilton the Musical

Three Writing Lessons I Learned from Hamilton the Musical

Let's be real here: I want to be in the room where it happens. AKA I need to get myself a ticket to Hamilton, so if you in some way have a connection, I'm willing to write a whole book in your honor.

That's on record now. You read it here first.

If you're thinking to yourself what is Hamilton, then I give you permission to slap yourself in the face with a wet noodle. Now that we've gotten that over with, here's your synopsis: Hamilton is the greatest musical created in my lifetime by Lin Manuel Miranda: genius, actor, writer, composer, you name it.

100+ Writing Prompts to Get You Writing More

100+ Writing Prompts to Get You Writing More

Are you struggling to come up with ideas? When you're stuck staring at a blank screen, it's time to get the creativity flowing! If you're looking for a way to break up your same old ideas, look no further. 

I've created 100+ writing prompts to get you writing more, faster. Take some time to explore the categories and pick the right prompt for you and your story. Then, bookmark this page for future projects! 

Okay, let's get started.

How to Write a Novel With a Full-Time Job

How to Write a Novel With a Full-Time Job

Let's just get one thing straight: writing a novel is hard work. Phew. Glad I got that one off my chest. But you know what makes it just the teeniest bit easier? Time. 

I could spend a whole blog post complaining about how there isn't enough time in the world, but no one wants to read that. Instead, working writer friend, I'm going to teach you a few key strategies that I used myself to finish my novel. 

Ready? Here we go!

Introducing My New (and First!) e-Course: Busy Writer Bootcamp

Introducing My New (and First!) e-Course: Busy Writer Bootcamp

Hello, everyone! Break out your party hats because today is a fiesta. The pre-launch has officially begun for Busy Writer Bootcamp, and I can't wait to share it with you. *cue the confetti*

When I decided to create an e-course, I knew I had to tackle the biggest writerly issue I could, the number one topic I hear about on Twitter, through your emails, and through personal experience. 

Finding the time to write. 

The Key to Finding Your WHY (and how to block out the noise)

The Key to Finding Your WHY (and how to block out the noise)

Happy Sunday, pal! Even if you're reading this on a Tuesday, or even worse, a Wednesday, I want you to pretend like it's Sunday. Because on Sundays, you get to wear pajamas all day long and no one can judge you.

Lately, I've been thinking a LOT. I've been running thoughts through this brain of mine, mainly about one specific thing: what is my why? (Also known as purpose. Not to be confused with porpoise. What?)

Allow me to elaborate. When I first started this blog, it was centered around my publishing journey. I had a very limited idea of what advice I might be able to give, because I was so new to the writing game.

At some point down the line, I started actually knowing what I was talking about. I am by no means an expert in the literary world, but I have ideas and experience under my belt. (Just kidding. I don't wear belts.) So, this blog has morphed a little more.