WTF is a “Beat Sheet?”

I watch all kinds of info videos about the writing world from people like Alexa Donne, Reedsy, Kate Cavanaugh, really anyone who want to talk writing, publishing, or promo, because It could help me, and I am not obligated to try things that that I don’t want to. I’m a pretty good critical thinker, soContinue reading “WTF is a “Beat Sheet?””

A Robot Read to Me

I went to do some Sickybeat editing today and realized I hade my page view all funky! I saw under the “View” toolbar of my laptop a “readthrough” option. I’d never seen that before and, after clicking to explore it I was disappointed. The text was big and abnormally spaced out. When I saw theContinue reading “A Robot Read to Me”

Reducing Friction!

Books can be tedious. Sometimes books are a pain to write. Sometimes, no matter how passionate we are about a story, we can’t get it out. What we see in our mind, doesn’t come out as pristinely on paper. There could be many reasons, and those reasons not to write come up against our desireContinue reading “Reducing Friction!”

Does it Matter

I have said in previous posts that we will do what matters to us (going to the gym, studying, writing blog posts…) But, we prefer easier activities and/or more rewarding ones (team sports, games on our phones, Netflix under the covers) I know, there is no way in hell studying is going to EVEEEER beContinue reading “Does it Matter”

In Honor of My P.I.T.A

I recently brought up the severe hip pain that I had been dealing with from the 26th of July until last Sunday. I’m still not 100% sure why it started or why it stopped, but I do know what it felt like. So, and this is the important part, I decided to make something usefulContinue reading “In Honor of My P.I.T.A”

Petite Storytellers, This One’s for you!

I like to add tools for other writers here when I can, and I have a new tool for short story writers. I’ve been quietly sneaking around the Master’s Review website ( https://mastersreview.com/ ) and newsletters for two years. I kept telling myself, that someday I would enter their short story contest(s), when I wasn’tContinue reading “Petite Storytellers, This One’s for you!”