Vintage Inspiration: Using Old Postcards To Jump-Start Your Stories

Vintage Inspiration: Using Old Postcards To Jump-Start Your Stories

Even the most prolific writer sometimes struggles with what to write next. Oh, sure, you might have notebooks full of story ideas, characters demanding to be brought to life, and plot points that simply have to be explored, but even then, paralysis can set in. There’s...
How to Make Time to Write a Book: 6 Ways to Make Writing Happen

How to Make Time to Write a Book: 6 Ways to Make Writing Happen

There are a lot of factors to consider when you decide to write a book. One of the most nagging questions is, “How will I find the time to write this book?” A lot of it is a matter of commitment. If you’re not 100% dedicated to finishing a book, you’re going to keep...
Gratitude Journals: How and Why to Start Being Mindfully Thankful

Gratitude Journals: How and Why to Start Being Mindfully Thankful

Once you’ve made the conscious decision to overhaul your mindset, practice mindfulness, and bring gratitude into your life, it can feel pretty good! But as with every major change, it can be hard to make these positive moves stick. It takes about a month of continual...
Is Explicit or Edgy Content Okay in Young Adult Books?

Is Explicit or Edgy Content Okay in Young Adult Books?

Kids are smart. Often, smarter than we might like. And that means they know when you’re talking down to them. With the internet present in everyone’s pockets thanks to smartphones, kids today have access to a whole world of content that wasn’t available just a few...