You want to write, but you aren’t sure exactly what you’re interested in writing for. What is YA, NA, and are either for you? Do you remember the parental guidance ratings you’d see in huge bold letters on poster boards when it came to advertising movies? G, PG, PG-13, R, NC-17, etc? G= General. PG=
Category: Life with C.M. Guido
We as writers struggle enough with writer’s block, and we sometimes let the thoughts and opinions of others in. But nothing is worse than being in your own head, dealing with pests deep within our subconscious. It’s perfectly normal to feel bouts of overwhelm, many beginnings are. It’s important to recognize and identify the common enemies
You’re sitting at your computer. Fingers anxiously itching to produce words in a document. You want to meet that word count—need to see the number of pages increase towards your ultimate goal of finishing your book. Favorite drink is right there, snack bowl of baby carrots or Goldfish crackers within reach. A timer of one
Learning Things About Yourself Can Be a Bitter Pill to Swallow.
What kind of writer are you? Pantser? Plotter? Both?
“I can edit my own work!” Can you?
A guide to writing a synopsis and shining during this interview with a publisher. Includes tips and insights on how to get you published!
The thereafter mistakes we don’t catch until it’s too late, and learning to be okay with that.
“I figure life is a gift, and I don’t intend on wasting it. You learn to take each day as it comes at you, to make every day count.”
–Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson in Titanic, 1997.
Happy Friday, all! We’re nearing the final edits of Secrets of the City of Gold. This is going to be a short one, today! So, just to update everyone: I’m double and triple checking the final version of the manuscript before sending it off to print. I’m nicking the redundencies, and just overall polishing it