Free Revision Checklist

Click this link to hear this blog post as a podcast with your favorite podcasting app! Hello lovelies and welcome back to the blog. We’ve been talking about drafting your novels and specifically about getting through multiple drafts of your novel (if that’s your jam). What we’re really talking about is the process of revising …

Personality Tests and Writing

I thought I'd take a break from talking about drafting this week and talk instead about something that fascinates me, which is personality tests. I will make this writing related, since that's what you're here for. So we'll talk about two personality tests I've taken and how they both hurt and help me in my writing career.

How Many Drafts Does it Take to Write a Novel?

Click this link to hear this blog post as a podcast with your favorite podcasting app! Hello lovelies and welcome back to the blog. We've gone through previous posts talking about the drafting process and specifically about zero drafts and first drafts. If you haven't by now you're probably starting to wonder just how many …

The Comparison Game

Have you ever read a really good book? I mean one of those great books that made you want to become a writer? The ones full of descriptive worlds, achingly real characters, and beautiful prose? You read certain pieces of writing, and just about die on the spot because the writing is so good. Then you come back to your own draft and you want to burn your entire novel world to the ground. You get into this terrible mindset where that book you read was so good, and you’ll never hope to write or publish anything that good ever in your lifetime so why even try?

3 Ways Playing Your D&D Campaign Can Help Your Writing

Write Your World I think the most compelling way a tabletop player can use their game to inform their writing is to literally write about the adventures in your world. Recap each session while it's fresh in your mind. I tend to include any Natural 20's or 1's in my recap, as well as fun …

5 Ways DM’s and GM’s Can Use Writing for a D&D Campaign

Are you a writer who also GM/DM's a tabletop campaign like Dungeons & Dragons? Have you ever thought about how your writing and your campaign go hand in hand? Hi, I'm Zoe, and I'm a writer and a Dungeon Master for a traditional 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons game, as well as a Star Wars …

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