9 Unusual Ways To Motivate Yourself To Write Your First Draft

For non-writers November means football and Thanksgiving (and possibly Christmas decorating). But for many others, November means the event where thousands of writers gather around their word processing units to lose their minds—aka NaNoWrimo. NanoWriMo is an international creative writing event in which participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript during the month of November.Continue reading “9 Unusual Ways To Motivate Yourself To Write Your First Draft”

7 CONSTRUCTIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO AFTER PUBLISHING A BOOK

The Glory Writers has tackled the topic of publishing quite a bit, so let’s take a moment to talk about what happens AFTER publishing a book. Post publication blues: it’s a thing. After years of writing and editing, months of prep, and the whirlwind of release day, it’s not unusual to experience a subsequent slump.Continue reading “7 CONSTRUCTIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO AFTER PUBLISHING A BOOK”

Why Christian Authors Should Stop Joking About Torturing Their Characters

I’ve never liked it when authors joke about torturing their characters, and the other day I saw something that made me realize why. In a Facebook group I lurk in, someone had posted a meme that went something like this:  AUTHORS: “Look at my character, I love them so much.” ALSO AUTHORS: “Now watch meContinue reading “Why Christian Authors Should Stop Joking About Torturing Their Characters”