motivation

  1. Dawn_McClure

    Writing Life One Scene a Day with Dawn McClure

    During this month-long class you will have written and edited half of a novel-length book—without breaking a sweat. Join SavvyAuthors’ Dawn McClure to learn the Writer’s Secret Handshake. It’s a simple process that will have you churning out a book every three months—while only working on...
  2. Write Gritty Villains: Character Development for Fiction

    Write Gritty Villains: Character Development for Fiction

    Find inspiration for creating a villain your readers will remember. Explore ways a villain justifies his actions. Follow easy to recognize examples of personalities based on celebrity and criminal public images. Now is the time to create that mastermind villain with Write Gritty Villains!
  3. Dawn_McClure

    One Scene a Day with Dawn McClure

    During this month-long class you will have written and edited half of a novel-length book—without breaking a sweat. Join SavvyAuthors’ Dawn McClure to learn the Writer’s Secret Handshake. It’s a simple process that will have you churning out a book every three months—while only working on...
  4. J

    Lecture Lesson 1: Part 2 Motivation

    Hello! Please find Lesson 1: Part 2 of GMC. This part is on Motivation. I'll post Part 3 on Conflict by tomorrow night. I've attached the lesson to this post to make it easier if you'd like to print or save the lessons. Please let me know if you have any questions. :) Jenn PART TWO...
  5. Landra Graf

    Discussion Thank you and Keep On!

    I know we have a few days left of this class, but I wanted to throw this message out a little early because... writing is hard. Getting feedback from someone you don't know is even harder. For writers, feedback can be discouraging and feel like a thousand little knife cuts, and from personal...
  6. Dawn_McClure

    Special Event One Scene a Day with Dawn McClure

    During this month-long class you will have written and edited half of a novel-length book—without breaking a sweat. Join SavvyAuthors’ Dawn McClure to learn the Writer’s Secret Handshake. It’s a simple process that will have you churning out a book every three months—while only working on...
  7. Sunny Irene Roth

    Writing Life The Importance of Writing Consistently for Optimal Success with Irene S. Roth

    Writing is hard work. It requires consistency and efficiency to be most successful. But how can writers achieve this if they are tired and worn out a lot of the time? To be sure, writers, whether they work full-time or part-time, have a limited amount of time and energy. Writing doesn’t come...
  8. LC Hayden

    Lecture Lesson 14 Writing the Novel

    Lesson 14 Writing the Novel Congratulations! You have finished plotting out the novel, which is the hardest part of writing. You will find that because you spent all of that time plotting, writing the novel will be a breeze. Fine, you say. You’re eager to start—but where? Why not at the...
  9. Angela Knight

    Lecture Lesson 3: Motivation

    Lesson 3 – Motivating the Anti-Romance By Angela Knight Women are all about relationships. It’s the connections between people that fascinate us. Men, on the other hand, are more interested in what people do than what they feel, which is why few men read romances. So when you’re...
  10. Nancy Brophy

    Lecture Lesson 4 - Sleeping Beauty verses Maleficent

    Lesson 5 – Sleeping Beauty/Maleficent In Sleeping Beauty – who is hero of the story? The obvious response is either Sleeping Beauty or the hero who rescues her, but in truth the story could have been renamed. How the three good fairies saved the kingdom. The story begins with an...
  11. Nancy Brophy

    Lecture Redeeming the Antagonist - lesson three

    Character Goals, Motivation and Conflict Whether it’s a jealous cheerleader, an evil stepmonster, a sinister warlord or a possessed demon, the humanity of the antagonist should always be present in some form to allow the reader to identity with their struggle. Antagonist make choices that...
  12. The Big Squeeze: Hugs & Inspirations For Every Grown-Up Who Loves Teddy Bears

    The Big Squeeze: Hugs & Inspirations For Every Grown-Up Who Loves Teddy Bears

    Inspired by the enduring appeal of teddy bears for grown-ups of all ages, The Big Squeeze is a sweet and uplifting gift book focused on the undeniable truth that kindness to ourselves, and others, matters.
  13. Sunny Irene Roth

    Writing Life Make 2020 Your Best Writing Year Yet! with Irene Roth

    Do you feel like you are spinning your wheels, getting nowhere in your writing career? Would you like to be more successful and more efficient in your writing career in 2020? Would you like to become prolific, overcome procrastination, perfectionism and writing block? If you answered any of...
  14. Sunny Irene Roth

    Writing Life How to Hold a Full-Time Job & Still Find Time to Write with Irene Roth

    Do you work full-time and are having trouble finding time, energy and motivation to write? Do you wish you could be a successful writer AND work full-time? Are you frustrated because you are not getting the results that you so richly deserve? If you answered the above questions in the...
  15. Tina Holland

    Writing Life Overcoming your FEARS to get published with Tina Holland

    Have you written a book or nearing the finish line? Trying to figure out between a small press, NY Publisher or trying to self-publish? Tina Holland will help guide you through how to make decisions for your story and what to look for in a publisher. She’ll take you through Finishing the...