Right now, a lot of us are pledging to consciously build in more reads from black authors, as well as books covering all genders, races, religions, disabilities, etc. (which is great!). But, how do we keep up the momentum… forever? (because this is not and can’t just be a trend that comes and goes).
So, you have some writing friends who need a critique for their work? Or maybe you want to improve your own writing (and editing) skills? Beta reading can be helpful in so many ways for both writers and readers.
Writing is a constant struggle for me (sometimes I’m too busy, sometimes I’m not in the creative mood- honestly I have a whole ream of excuses) and as a terrible perfectionist, even getting a few words on the page can be so difficult. I’m sure a lot of you understand this, but one of my main writing goals is just to finish one draft (my inner editor likes to scream at me whilst I’m writing).
I’m sure we’ve all felt the pain of feeling behind with reading- it’s not a slump, you’ve just been so busy and before you know it days, weeks, months have gone by before picking up a book. How can we avoid this? Is it even possible? Trust me, it totally is, and here are a few ways you can find time to read consistently:
You know how to set up an Instagram account and it’s starting to grow due to consistent posting and engagement with your audience. So, where do you go from here? How can you create an account that looks beautiful (or at least coherent) and why is that important anyway?
In honour of May- Mental Health Awareness Month, I wanted to write about a topic that is very close to me and that is definitely not talked about enough: Mental…