The Value of Backstory

The Value of Backstory

What if there was a way you could innately understand how your character would react in every situation and show your reader than tell them? A conversation I had with a neighbour about this inspired this post because that’s what backstory does. It allows you to get to...
Your Creativity Thermostat

Your Creativity Thermostat

What if there was such a thing as a creativity thermostat, a creative zone you’re comfortable working within, like a usual genre or style of writing? I recently listened to a short training call from Peter Sage. In it, he said the number one thing that stops people...
There Is Meaning In The Ordinary

There Is Meaning In The Ordinary

I’ve been listening to Brene Brown’s audiobook The Power of Vulnerability. In it, she talks about how, in today’s society, no one strives to be ordinary; we all want to be extraordinary. How does that affect us as authors? It might be why you haven’t written your...
The Power of Being Feminine

The Power of Being Feminine

I’ve recently been doing a lot of work on myself to become more feminine. It’s something I struggle with. We’re told femininity is about being submissive and stepping back to let men and masculine energy lead. How can I have a writing business if I...