Category: on writing

A look at the questions I asked my beta readers

This year, I made my first foray into beta reading, where I learned the importance of providing questions to help guide your readers’ focus. In this post, I share the list of questions I asked my beta readers, and the reasoning behind my question selection, and I’d love to hear your thoughts. *Includes a FREE downloadable worksheet*! →

The writing advice I wilfully ignore

Writing advice can be interpreted in many different ways, and should always be critically assessed before deciding if it’s right for you. In this post, I share four pieces of writing advice I don’t put much stock in, and am eager to discuss what advice YOU wilfully ignore! →

The delicate art of naming characters

Choosing names for our characters is no easy task. We want them to be memorable, meaningful, and representative of the story we’re trying to tell. Here, I share how I name my characters, and some of the tips and tricks I’ve picked up during my writing journey. >>