Cleaning the Writer’s Office – Before

Cleaning the Writer’s Office – Before

My writer’s office is a mess. It’s a mess in that I hoard books ARCs and fulls, pens, reference books, letter writing paper and card stationery, journals, other office supplies, CDs, technology (ipads, ipods, computers, etc), figures (love figurines XD), […]

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Building a Writing Habit

Building a Writing Habit

I’ve been whining enough lately about writing and motivation that everyone should know I am doing everything I can to create a proper writing habit. It’s much harder than I anticipated, mostly because I had no clue where to begin. This […]

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Cafe Writer (or the Ultimate Writer Cliche)

Cafe Writer (or the Ultimate Writer Cliche)

This post is to talk about the ultimate writer cliche: cafe writing. You can picture it in your head, easy peasy. A writer–any writer–with a cup of caffeine at their side, staring out the cafe windows as the word passes […]

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Ink Link Roundup -the psychology of writing routines and self-publishing

Ink Link Roundup -the psychology of writing routines and self-publishing

This week’s roundup is sure to have something for every writer. Elisa is a big believer in routine, and fully appreciates the psychology of a good writing routine. But not living alone means she has to sacrifice some of the best […]

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How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

By now, everyone knows that I am a big supporter of using beta readers. I think they provide something to a piece that an editor can’t: The response of an actual reader. Yes, editors are readers –and obviously exceptional ones. […]

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Ink Link Roundup

Ink Link Roundup

Here’s this week’s round of Ink Links! Elisa knows from experience that just the thought of trying to find exposure as a writer, let alone for one’s work, can be an anxiety inducing endeavor. Here are 4 ways to try […]

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