So, we receive a lot of questions from writers and authors about what resources and systems we use and recommend at RhetAskew and in our Facebook group Rhetoric Askew. With NaNoWriMo upon us, we thought this would be a great time to share a new tool or resource each week that authors and writers can use to stay on track during this hectic, fun-filled NaNoWriMo month. We plan on doing this by giving you all a sneak peek into our Editing Cave and showing you what tools and resources we use as authors and editors to keep our writing schedules on pace despite our always hectic schedules.
Don’t Burn Out. Take a Break!
via Radiant One of the most important parts of being an author is remembering to take breaks and give yourself time for YOU. Our stories can be demanding and we'll quickly burn out or find ourselves bored with our stories if we let them consume every moment. Get the idea on paper with a simple … Continue reading Don’t Burn Out. Take a Break!
Warning! Warning! The 1 Thing You Shouldn’t Do as a New Author…
Get out of the brainstorming stage and write your story.
“Help! My first draft is a mess.”
via Daily Prompt: Frantic There's a common thread among new writers. Anxiety. "What should I write about?" "What powers should I give my character?" "How do I make sure my character is relatable?" The cold, hard truth is if you're asking these questions more than once or twice then they aren't questions about … Continue reading “Help! My first draft is a mess.”