6 Ways to Prepare for Revising Your Story, Revisions and Editing, Revision, Writing Life, Writing Process, Renea Guenther
Revision, Revisions and Editing, Writing Life, Writing Process

6 Ways to Prepare for Revising Your Story

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

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Does Your Writer's Block Have You Stuck?, Writer's Life, Writing Process, Writing Your Novel, Writer's Block, Stalled Stories, Renea Guenther
Stalled Stories, Writer's Block, Writing Life, Writing Process, Writing Your Novel

Does Your Writer’s Block Have You Stuck?

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?

How to Write the Perfect First Draft (or Not), Writing Life, Writing Process, Writing Your Novel, First Drafts, Renea Guenther
First Drafts, Writing Life, Writing Process, Writing Your Novel

How to Write the Perfect First Draft (or Not)

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)

10 Great Ways To Beat Procrastination And Get Writing, Procrastination, Productivity, Time Management, Writing Life, Renea Guenther
Procrastination, Productivity, Time Management, Writing Life

10 Great Ways To Beat Procrastination And Get Writing

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

6 Steps To Setting Writing Goals That Work, Writing Life, Productivity, Time Management, Setting Goals, Renea Guenther
Productivity, Setting Goals, Time Management, Writing Life

6 Steps To Setting Writing Goals That Work

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

How To Determine Your Individual Writing Process, Writing Life, Productivity, Time Management, Writing Process, Renea Guenther, Time Management, Writing Life, Writing Process
Productivity, Time Management, Writing Life, Writing Process

How To Determine Your Individual Writing Process

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

4 Steps to Increase Your Writing Productivity, Writing Life, Productivity, Time Management, Renea Guenther
Productivity, Time Management, Writing Life

4 Steps to Increase Your Writing Productivity

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