Tag: motivation

No Room for Excuses.

No excuses regarding getting writing done each day, and no excuses when it comes to exercise. A little bit every day…

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Five Fast Tips for Writing Dialogue

DON’T OVERTHINK IT. Just write, and let your thoughts flow. You can go back and edit later. The best dialogue is natural, not forced.

A Million Little Paths

People often ask me how I got published, and how they, too, can get their first book written and published. I get this question a lot now. I suppose with five poetry books, three novels, a few children’s books and a screenplay under my belt, I may seem like someone

Keep Your Day Job (But Keep the Faith)

I don’t want to discourage aspiring writers. I want you to watch me on my journey and hopefully we’ll come up with answers to how the average book author can succeed in today’s environment.

Sometimes You Write Crap Every Day.

One of the things I love most about my job is helping to encourage other authors. I’ve been writing for a living for 20 years now (wow!) and I’ve learned a few things along the way.

Spotlight on Canadian Author: Heather Grace Stewart

Originally posted on A Writer's Take:
Signed with a smile by the author herself – Heather Grace Stewart (Kanata, ON, March 2015) Have you met Heather Grace Stewart? She is a Canadian poet, speaker, and author of the newly released novel Strangely, Incredibly Good. I have had the pleasure…