Write A Novel: Make It Easy With A Bullet Journal And Collections

You want to write a novel. Perhaps you’ve already begun. However, you’re struggling. It’s a mess. How will you remember all the details of settings, characters, and your plot’s elements? And more to the point: how will you find what you need immediately, while you’re in the middle of writing? A bullet journal for your … Read more

A Bullet Journal Helps You To Write Fiction: 4 Steps To Begin

Several years ago, I used a bullet journal for my fiction but lost the habit. Here’s a post I wrote at the time, Bullet Journal Your Fiction: 3 Time-Saving Tips: it contains useful productivity tips. Since I’m struggling with a new novel, I wondered whether journaling could help. Firstly, I had to remind myself of … Read more

A Freelance Writing Side Hustle: 2 Vital Tips To Ensure You’re Paid

Several of our writers’ group members are attempting a freelance writing side hustle. They agreed that setting their fees and negotiating are their greatest challenges. Should they price similarly to other freelancers? Attempt to undercut them? Knowing how much to charge is confusing. You would rather not price yourself out of the market, but you … Read more

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Apps: Are They A Threat To Writers?

If you’re a writer or marketer, you’ve heard (and perhaps tried) artificial intelligence (AI) apps. In a recent writers’ group meeting, we discussed how dangerous these apps might be for our jobs as writers. I’m undecided about AI. One the one hand, I’m enthusiastic about its potential as a research and general assistant. On the … Read more

Use Obsidian To Manage Your Life: 4 Tips To Get Started

Have you discovered the Obsidian app? We looked at using Obsidian if you’re a fiction author. Several authors in our writers’ group use Obsidian; a couple mentioned that there’s a big learning curve. One author gave up on Obsidian entirely. That’s a shame, because Obsidian can help you to manage your life. Want to get … Read more