by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther Revisions can easily become overwhelming, especially if you are unprepared for the time and work you must dedicate toward finishing your story. It is best to remember revisions are merely the next step in the writing process. But there are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare to… Continue reading 6 Ways to Prepare for Revising Your Story
by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther Almost everyone gets writer’s block. Whether it is finding the right words, fleshing out a scene, or knowing what to write next. We all face it. It can last anywhere from a few minutes to a few weeks and, in rare cases, even longer. For most people, this just means they… Continue reading Does Your Writer’s Block Have You Stuck?
by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther Let’s just be clear. There's no such thing as a perfect first draft. No matter the writer, or how good they write, there is always something to fix. Whether it’s the plot, description, dialogue, or simple grammar editing, there is always more work to be done. There's just no way to… Continue reading How to Write the Perfect First Draft (or Not)
by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther One of the biggest problems in finishing my book has been "procrastination." I know many of you out there have been facing the same issue, but there are ways of beating it. Over the years I've compiled a list of the top ten ways to get our butts in the seat… Continue reading 10 Great Ways To Beat Procrastination And Get Writing
by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther Even if you have the motivation to write and have developed a personal writing process, you still face the dilemma of finishing what you start. If you're anything like me, you start a project all excited. You get off to a great start, but then you're distracted by something else going… Continue reading 6 Steps To Setting Writing Goals That Work
by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther One of the problems a writer faces on a daily basis is distractions. Everywhere you turn it seems writers are saying, "This writing process worked for me, so it'll work for you too." But it doesn't work for you. So you're left wondering what you did wrong. It worked for them,… Continue reading How To Determine Your Individual Writing Process
by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther One of the problems a writer faces on a daily basis is distractions. Something always seems to get in the way of our writing—appointments, chores, family, phone calls, visitors, etc. There’s just no getting around it. We have to roll with the punches and write whenever we get the chance. But… Continue reading 4 Steps to Increase Your Writing Productivity