5 Reasons to Join a Writing Community

Writing Community

5 Reasons to Join a Writing Community Are you a member of a writing community? I’m not talking about attending a writers’ conference. Are you part of a writing critique group or other professional organization that meets at least once a month? If you are, then you already know the benefits. If you’re not, then…

The More I Learn, the More I Know I Need to Learn

 A common phrase I have heard my writing mentors say is, “Learn the craft.” Often times when people give advice, they forget to tell you how it is done. My writing mentor, Carol  Baldwin has poured time and energy into my writing life. She has sent ideas, websites, and encouraging words. She has suggested reading novels in my genre to…

Ways to Connect with Writers

Writing takes up a lot of alone time. Sometimes, it’s hard to remember that many other writers are facing the same questions and struggles over the keyboard that you are. If you take the time to broaden your circle of writing peers, I guarantee that you and your writing will be better for it. Here…

The Value of a Writing Community

So you think you can sit alone in your room or your local coffee shop and hammer out a book on your laptop and call it done? Nope. You need a community of writers, and here’s why.[spacer height="20px"] Accountability Writing is hard. And because it’s hard, it’s easy to let it slide, especially if you’re…

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