5 Overused Words in Fiction — A Writer’s Path

by Kelsie Engen I’m deep in the throes of editing my current WIP right now, Broken Time, which is why my poor blog has been taking a backseat. And what this really means is that I’m deep into the nitty-gritty of grammar, word usage, syntax, and pretty much the non-glamorous aspects of writing.

via 5 Overused Words in Fiction — A Writer’s Path

Where Do You Write? — A Writer’s Path

by ARHuelsenbeck I am blessed to have my own writing room. It’s my daughters’ former bedroom, outfitted with a desk, a dresser, two overfilled bookcases, two stuffed file cabinets, 3 stacks of TBR books, and 12 banker’s boxes of miscellany I need to find places for. I can generally be found there […]

via Where Do You Write? — A Writer’s Path

How to Write Battle Scenes — A Writer’s Path

by Vic Salinas In my experience, writing battle scenes is a very dangerous endeavor. A writer has to walk a fine line between giving too much away and giving too little. While this is true of writing in general, it is especially true of combat.

via How to Write Battle Scenes — A Writer’s Path

Writing Tip: Set a Scheduled Time — KaylaAnn

Read any “How to Write” books, watch any author talk about how they did it, and they’ll tell you: They protected their writing time. This is the advice I have heard a thousand times and it’s the advice I’ve given out multiple times (even when I sometimes fail to follow it). Want to know why? […]

via Writing Tip: Set a Scheduled Time — KaylaAnn

3 Major Types of Rewrites, and the Big Mistake to Avoid with All of Them — A Writer’s Path

by Lauren Sapala One of the first things a writer learns is about the power—and the challenge—of the rewrite. For those writers who assume that everything Ernest Hemingway wrote flowed perfectly out of his pen on the very first try, the illusion is shattered. The more experience a writer gains, the more they […]

via 3 Major Types of Rewrites, and the Big Mistake to Avoid with All of Them — A Writer’s Path

5 Ways of Balancing Your Writerly Life — A Writer’s Path

by Michael Cristiano One of the biggest challenges I have as a writer has very little to with writing and very much to do with time and motivation. After spending eight hours at a 9-to-5, writing often gets left out of the weekday equation, especially when other commitments like personal upkeep, maintaining relationships, […]

via 5 Ways of Balancing Your Writerly Life — A Writer’s Path