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Thinking to Inking · 2d ago

Query Strategy: Target or Blast?

There's no one so worried about etiquette and detail as a querying writer. I've talked about the personalization debate here on the blog before, but today's topic is a little different: shou...
Thinking to Inking · 5d ago

Conference Networking Tips: Social Media Marketing World (in pictures)

When possible, go with a friend. If you're having a great time together, you have a safe base to invite others into the fun. :)If you're going solo, try to befriend another singleton and fro...
Thinking to Inking · 1W ago

The Ending

Writer's block is the worst, but what happens when it comes at the end of your story?  You've just spent countless hours and months slaving over a project and have no idea how to end it.  Fr...
Thinking to Inking · 1W ago

Author Casey Griffin talks SECRETS OF A RELUCTANT PRINCESS, writing advice + a chance to win a signed copy and a tiara!

Today we have another successful author chat, this time with author Casey Griffin. Her latest release, Secrets of a Reluctant Princess, is out now! Please join me in giving her a big Thinkin...
Thinking to Inking · 3W ago

Should You Hire an Editor?

I generally spend just as long editing as I do drafting, so naturally I've wondered from time to time whether it would be worth it to hire a freelance editor. On my last manuscript, I splurg...
Thinking to Inking · 3W ago

TBT: DFW's Footnote Frenzy

In the 90s, David Foster Wallace burst onto the literary scene in his classic bandana and changed the literary landscape in the way Nirvana shifted the music world. One of DFW's classic tech...
Thinking to Inking · 1M ago

Deadlines and My Friend Procrastination

As readers may recall from my previous posts, I am in the process of applying to low-residency MFA programs for the summer semester. As part of the application process, I'm required to submi...
Thinking to Inking · 1M ago

The Traveling Writer: Best Mobile Apps

I'm going on a cross-country trip next week and will be gone for more than two weeks, which means I'm thinking about the best ways to keep up the momentum on my current draft.Here are some m...
Thinking to Inking · 1M ago

Journaling & Writing

The journal I'm keeping these days. I love that it's silver, zips up, and has a mark from my hot cocoa mug. Doesn't loving the journal make it so much more fun to write in it?"After my husba...
Thinking to Inking · 1M ago

Pinterest for Writers

Projects and recipes I find on Pinterest don't always turn out so well - like this pumpkin-duct tape book report project my son brought home.  Even if I've had a few pinterest failures,  tha...