How to Hit Your Word Count Without Losing Your Mind
Craft of Writing

How to Hit Your Word Count Without Losing Your Mind

For many writers, the thought of writing a full-length novel seems amazing.  They’ve had the story in their mind for years, and now it’s time to finally put it on paper.  They have backstory ready to go.  Character arc is fully developed–sorta.  Plot points are in place.  The ending is in limbo but they’ll figure…

The Future of Writing in 2020–and Beyond
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The Future of Writing in 2020–and Beyond

Making predictions about what will happen in the future is a dangerous game, and if I were smarter, I probably wouldn’t even attempt it. But as I prepared the new Red Sneaker book, What Writers Need to Know, I revisited my predictions for 2019—and they weren’t half bad. I did see some trends coming, missed…