Writing 101 – Welcome to the classroom: Character Development

Quick Tip: Never forget about character development when you’re writing a story. You can’t create a character that’s an entire a$$hole and then make a post on Facebook or IG about removing negative people from your life. Remove them from your story unless they serve a purpose (advancing the plot, growth device, etc). -Love-n-Lit

Authors: 5 Tips for Dealing with Bad Reviews

Writing is hard. Very hard. If it weren’t for love, most of us wouldn’t be in this one-sided, overly parasitic relationship we call “being an author.” Unfortunately, when you do, dark clouds might come to rain on your parade. Here are five ways to beat the gloom and get back to the food, festival, and giant Peanuts character balloons.