2020 Women in Publishing Summit

I wanted to take a moment to share an upcoming event. The first week of March, the 3-8th, will be the Women in Publishing Summit, which is an online collection of daily presentations. This is a FREE summit (though you can pay and upgrade) providing webinars and talks from authors, agents, publishers and marketers. Once…

December 17 Journal Prompt: Your Own Personal Mary Sue

Who Is Your Perfect Person? We’re going to play around a little bit with character traits here. I want you to think about your ideal person, and think about what makes them perfect. Thinking about a perfect person might sound count productive. After all, wouldn’t that essentially be creating a Mary Sue? For those of…

December 16 Journal Prompt: Inspirational Flaw

What Flaws Does Your Inspirational Person Have? In a continuation of our look at how to develop a character, and thus how to generate writing prompts, we will build off the journal prompt from yesterday. Now that you’ve taken the time to learn and write a little bit about the person who inspires you in…

December 14 Journal Prompt: Know Your Steps

What steps are you going to take toward achieving these goals? You now have at least some of your goals for the upcoming New Year, with all the steps we’ve taken. You have done some work regarding your fears and how those might influence your success and your goals. Now we’re going to look at…

December 4 Journal Prompt: What Inspires You?

Dec 4: What in life inspires you? The next few days is going to focus on where you can look for writing ideas in general. By getting to know what affects you in your daily life and in general, you can find a hearty store of prompts to pull from. Knowing yourself means that you…

December Journal Prompts

Happy December! I’m a little late on the ball with this. However, better a late start than a never start! Through the month of December, I will be posting daily journaling writing prompts to help you prepare for YOUR writing year: 2020. This is the year you’ve been waiting for, the year you make this…

Writing Prompt: The One You Despise

There are two things that every story has to have: A plot At least one character The two are very interwoven. You need the character to carry the reader through the plot, but you need the plot so that the character isn’t just hanging out on their couch all day playing video games. However, more…