Book 54 of 75 for 2023: Megan Shepherd's MALICE HOUSE
Book 53 of 75 for 2023 Goodreads Challenge: Elizabeth Lim's SIX CRIMSON CRANES
Writers need self-care (of course), but we look for different forms of pampering. We need to relax without losing the creative edge of our brains. And musicals are the perfect way to do so! Especially because they delight and engage all of our senses at once.
Have you explored different forms of writing? Tried poetry? Put words down in an essay? How about drawing comics? It's easy to overlook comics as a writing form, but it's one of the simplest - and most fun - out there. Yes, even if you think you can't draw!
Book 52 of 75 for 2023 Goodreads Challenge: SCARLET WITCH: THE LAST DOOR
Book 51 of 75 for 2023 Goodreads Challenge: Megan Shepherd's THE GAUNTLET
Physical activity is important for writers. But sometimes your daily exercise uses too much brain power to get any writing done. Swimming is the perfect compromise: a full aerobic workout with nothing but time on your hands to get lost in your brain!
Book 50 of 75 for 2023 Goodreads Challenge: Rachel Smythe's LORE OLYMPUS: VOLUME FIVE
Book 49 of 75 for 2023 Goodreads Challenge: Megan Shepherd's THE HUNT
You've probably heard plenty of querying authors discuss a hook: the one-sentence summary of their plot. And you DO need one to catch an editor's eye. But you actually need to consider writing your hook BEFORE you finish that novel. WAY BEFORE. Say, before you start Chapter One.