Gandalf, Samwise, and Where to Find Them

Enjoy this guest post from Hannah Prewett, aspiring author and artist extraordinaire, as she shares a little about her writing journey and those who have walked beside her: Sometimes, the writing life is full of sunshine, rainbows, and unicorns. That moment you finish writing the book that’s been burning inside of you. The day you […]

5 Successful Strategies to Soothe the Sting of Rejection

Let’s face it. Rejection sucks. No one ever likes to hear, “nope, sorry, your manuscript/project/idea/fill-in-the-blank just isn’t good enough.” But, unless you’re living somewhere on a deserted island, there’s no escaping rejection. I recently entered a story in a contest and found myself on the receiving end of some less than complimentary criticism. To put […]

Dear Young and Aspiring Author

Ever wished you could go back in time and share something with the younger you? This month we decided to share some wisdom we’ve gained since writing that first chapter, things we’ve learned since our ‘decision’ to become writers. Read Robin’s inspiring blog here if you’ve missed it. I scribbled my first ever story in […]