Parts of a Novel
Summary: This article shows you the parts of a book and where they go in the formatted manuscript.

Today we will look at the parts of a novel and where they go in your finalized document.

Motivation in Crisis
Summary: If you find yourself out of work or on reduced hours, use the extra time productively by keeping busy.

While most of our county is under lockdown, I want to encourage you to use the free time to finish your writing project.

Heart or Sales?
Summary: This article, we will discuss the pros and cons of writing from the heart vs writing for the sales.

Some author education shows focus on finding the next best book to write based on sales while other authors want to write what's on their heart. Is there a right or wrong?

Finding Writing Topics
Summary: This article discusses where I find my ideas for fiction, non-fiction, and personal stories.

Today we will talk about where I find some ideas about what to write, and hopefully, you will find some ideas, too.

Editing Strategies
Summary: This article looks at the two primary types of edits and what I do to prepare my manuscript for editing.

This article will discuss basic types of editing and describe what I do to get my manuscript ready to be examined by my editors.

Writing Goals
Summary: This article gives you tips on how to finish the draft of your book.

It can be difficult to prioritize writing, particularly if you are working on your first manuscript. These steps will help you set your goals to complete your draft.

My Writing Process
Summary: This article discusses my personal flow and methodology in writing non-fiction.

Today I wanted to talk about my personal flow and methodology in writing non-fiction. As with any tips, these are my strategies and are neither right nor wrong for anyone else! I just wanted to present my ideas in an effort to help you in your writing process.

Tips for Planning Non-fiction
Summary: Here are my five tips for finishing a non-fiction draft.

Writing non-fiction is different from writing fiction in that there is more planning involved. Here we present five tips I use when planning and writing my non-fiction drafts.

5 Tips to Finish Your Draft
Summary: This article discusses the five tips I use to be sure to finish my first draft.

Once we sit down to start writing the draft of our book, we need the motivation to finish. In this article I list five tips to complete your first draft.