NaNoWriMo Writing Vlog & Essence Cover Reveal

So much in on video! I was able to get some writing in for week two of NaNoWriMo, though I’ll admit not as much as I would have liked, but for a good reason! I’ve been very busy with the re-release of Essence. But before I get to that, let’s talk about some Black Friday sales I’ve got going on that starts today!

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10 Tips to Win NaNoWriMo

We’re just about at the halfway point of National Novel Writing Month. Some of you are probably starting to feel burnt out while others might have the finish line in sight. Regardless of how many words you’ve written, I have ten tips to get you write more, write faster, and to win NaNoWriMo so you can get the first draft of your novel finished! So, let’s get to writing!

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How to Make Writing a Daily Habit – Tips for NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is the perfect time to learn how to make writing a daily habit! Habits are usually formed within 30 days and guess how many days are in November? That’s right, it’s a match made in heaven! Join me in this video as I guess little things you can do to help making writing on a daily basis easier! These tips will make it easier to write more and faster! Don’t forget to download your free printable: http://bit.ly/2F87SYG

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Hocus Pocus Writing Tag

Happy Halloween! What better way to celebrate Halloween than doing the writing tag created by Kim Chance and Destiny Murtaugh. Be sure to watch their original videos!

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How To Format a Novel in Microsoft Word – Self-Publishing

Isn’t this ironic? In my last video I talked about how much I hated formatting and in today’s video I’m showing you how to format your novel.

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Writing Contest with Reedsy! (Open until October 26th)

I’m taking over Reedsy’s short story contest! You could win a $50 gift card and be featured on Reedsy’s blog!

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How Many Hours a Day Do You Spend Writing?

This video is so important for a few reasons. A lot of people have been putting pressure on themselves to do more and more and be as productive as possible. As writers, this means we need to write more. But the truth is, writers don’t need to write for hours a day, or even every day. In this video we’re going raw and uncut to see just how much the writers from the Wander Writer’s Retreat actually write.

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How to Plot a Novel with Brittany Wang

The hardest part about writing a novel is usually the first draft. If you’re a pantser, like myself, you tend to make it up as you go, but if you’re a plotting, like my dear friend Brittany Wang, you’re going to spend awhile plotting out your novel to discover what the story is going to be.

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Self-Publishing Costs for She’s Not Here

When people consider self-publishing their novel, one of the first questions they ask is how much is it going to cost? After all, one of the reasons we publish our work is in hopes that we’ll make money off of it, right?

One thing I’ve learned about self-publishing over the years is that to make money off your books, you first have to invest into your books. So with today’s video, I’m talking about what I spent to self-publish my third novel, She’s Not Here.

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