Resources for Writers

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How to Write a Suspense Novel

This blog series talks about how to write a suspense novel and how to use suspense in every other genre to keep your readers turning pages.


Industry Insights

As a professional writer I've gained a few insights into the industry and have compiled them here for you. From how to write a book proposal to how to run yourself as a business, these tips will get you started.


YouTube Videos

These playlists will help you as you go about entering the publishing industry—through Industry Insights and Pro Tips, I aim to help you become the best professional version of you that you can be.

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Creating Culture

If you're writing a book that doesn't take place in our world with our cultures and customs, this series is for you. In it I discuss how to create a culture from scratch—from religion to sports to cultural norms, I've got your back.


General Writing Tips

I've been writing for years, and having studied writing at college and spent time as a freelancer, I've learned quite a bit. These tips exist to help you become the best writer you can be.

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Patreon Membership

Yes—this does require payment. However, for $20 a month, you gain access to an entire library of in-depth newsletters about writing and publishing. For $50 a month, you gain a consultation with me.


NaNoWriMo Prep

I've done NaNoWriMo many a time, and would LOVE to help you prepare. These are all of the blog posts that have to do with NaNoWriMo.

Character Creation

A book is only as compelling as its characters. This section of my blog helps you as you explore the different character types and what a character needs to be compelling.

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