How to Make Your Own NaNoWriMo

Hey, everyone! Happy November! For many people, November 1st is the kick-off of the Christmas season. I’ve been using this week to get the most out of my lingering spooks, but I definitely feel the pull of Pentatonix’s Christmas album… For writers, November means something else entirely: NaNoWriMo, which is short for National Novel Writing…

Three Popular Writing Clichés and How to Make them Better

Clichés are the bane of any writer’s existence. We actively avoid them, try to rework our ideas to filter any out, and sometimes, maybe even lament that we can’t go with an idea we really love simply because it’s too cliché. But are all clichés really so bad? I don’t think so. There are plenty…

Writing Tips for Non-Writers

If you look up “writing tips” or “writing advice”, you’ll find that most of the content you discover is directed toward aspiring authors and passionate writers. But what if you’re not one of those people? What if you’re completely new to the world of writing or actually know you aren’t good at it but have…