Over at Writers Ink Services, we’re two more blogs into the Start Writing series, 13 bits of advice to help people start writing that book they’ve always dreamed of.

The second set of blogs focus on the twisty conflicts that keep people reading.

Those sneaky antagonists

Those shifty surprises

If you want to start writing your first book, you need to look for advice and guidance in M.A. Lee’s Discovering series.

The first writing craft book, published in the Spring of this year, is Discovering Your Novel, designed as a weekly journey from original idea to book-in-hand.

More help is coming in the Discovering series, with Discovering Your Characters and Discovering Your Plot. To improve your words on the page, you will want to investigate Discovering Sentence Craft. And most newbie writers have difficulty deciding on their public writing persona. Check out Discovering Your Author Brand to help with these decisions. All books coming soon!

If you struggle with maintaining your focus on writing, you need to change from thinking like a hobby writer and begin thinking like a pro writer. Think like a Pro gives you the seven lessons needed to change your perspective on your writing goals.

The Big Push known as National Novel Writing Month–NaNoWriMo–occurs every year in November. Are you ready? Start tracking your daily word counts and your projects with the Think/

Get your own copy. Highlight. Use sticky notes. Write marginalia. 😉

Pro planner for writers. 

Versions are available in the guiding lamp and the floral editions.

The undated weekly planner to guide your writer’s transformation from hobbyist to professional

Over at Writers Ink Services is a blog series offering 13 bits of advice for new writers who want to start writing their novel.

Here are the links to the first two blogs which appeared in August:

The very first starta guidebook to help you start writing

The very first characters

If you want to start writing your first book, you need to look for advice and guidance in M.A. Lee’s Discovering.

The first writing craft book, published in the Spring of this year, is Discovering Your Novel, designed as a weekly journey from original idea to book-in-hand.

More help is coming in the Discovering series, with Discovering Your Characters and Discovering Your Plot. To improve your words on the page, you will want to investigate Discovering Sentence Craft. And most newbie writers have difficulty deciding on their public writing persona. Check out Discovering Your Author Brand to help with these decisions. All books coming soon!

If you struggle with maintaining your focus on writing, you need to change from thinking like a hobby writer and begin thinking like a pro writer. Think like a Pro gives you the seven lessons needed to change your perspective on your writing goals.

The Big Push known as National Novel Writing Month–NaNoWriMo–occurs every year in November. Are you ready? Start tracking your daily word counts and your projects with the Think/Pro planner for writers. 

Edie Roones has reached the Business Plan in her blog series for new writers turning professional.

How do writers adapt a small business plan to the writing business? What’s the Vision? What’s the Mission? How do writers turn books into projects that are part of a product?

Follow along with the first blog on the Biz Plan, part of Edie Roones’ Along for the Write series.  Bookmark the site to return each to finish the series.

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Edie Roones continues her blog series “Along for the Write” with guidance on becoming a daily writer.

M.A. Lee offers a guest post on August 15th about novels that become ever-expanding.

That is followed with a section on Career Choices for writers.

  • Soul-Sucking Jobs
  • Soul-Sucking in the Writing Industry
  • Best Jobs for Writers
  • Hard Skills for Writers

Bookmark the site and follow along.

The link will take you to the August 15th blog.