Writers’ Resources

I’ve put all my articles about writing in one handy spot just for you!  Each link will open in a new tab so you can come back easily.  More will be added all the time, so make sure to bookmark this page and check back often.

Research and Generating Ideas

I spend a lot of time looking up information, constructing characters, and developing ideas and lists.  Think of me as your own personal thesaurus.

Jobs for Your Characters

Character Quirks

Old West/Frontier Timeline for Writers

20th Century Timeline for Writers

Volunteer Opportunities for Your Characters

Unusual Jobs for Your Characters

World Building:  Small Businesses

Great Words to Use for Romance

Writing Tips, Advice, and Exercises

Beating Writer Burnout

Getting Past Writer’s Block

Writing Exercise – Titles

Writing Exercise – Business Names

5 Small Things to Inspire Your Writing

Websites All Writers Should Check Out

Prewriting:  An Important Step You Shouldn’t Skip

Tiny Tips for Crushing Your Writing Goals


Finding Freelancing Clients

Tips for Starting a Freelance Business

Tips for a Successful Freelance Business

Guest Posts

These are all great articles on writing that have been featured right here on my blog.

4 Things to Consider when Designing Your Characters – Marielle Ann Suy

4 Self-Publishing Essentials That No Author Can Publish Without – Rosie Wylor-Owen

Where Do Those Characters in the Books Come From? – Jerold Last

Writing a Humorous Murder Mystery – Robin Donovan

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Write Nonfiction – Jennifer Kelly

The Pen and the Sword – Kevin Coolidge

Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone – J.S. Frankel

The Benefits of Paying Attention to Your Supporting Characters – J.E. Nice

Surviving Co-Authorship – Jennifer Pallanich