A look at how I use Ulysses to write novels.
Clutch your pearls, because we’re talking: how to write sex scenes!
Be flexible with your muse, and your muse will be flexible with you.
Why tension in a novel is crucial to creating a page-turner.
A definition of fiction writing’s “mirror cliché,” and why you should avoid it.
A practical, tough-love approach on how to write faster.
How you can learn from the books of your favorite authors.
What it really means to kill your darlings.
Three tips for prioritizing your writing time and dreams.
How to write snappy, witty dialog.
How long should chapters in a novel be?
The book that single-handedly pulled me out of a creative rut.
An inside look at the writing process of a New York Times bestselling romance author.
Five proven ways to make writing 50,000 words a tiny bit easier.
How to approach that rarely-discussed manuscript stage between first-draft and polishing.
Why conflict is the single-most important element for crafting a story people can’t put down.
Getting real about what it takes (and doesn’t take) to write a book.
The truth about how long it takes to write a book.
Recommended reading for aspiring writers, or authors who want to hone their craft.
4 Methods for Outlining Your Novel.
Advice for faster writing and higher word counts.
Tough love on what it takes to be an author.