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Writing Borderline Personality Disorder →



Anonymous asked: Hello! I’m roleplaying a character who has Borderline Personality Disorder because of mental (and somewhat physical) abuse from his father in his childhood. I’ve done a bunch of research about BPD, but it doesn’t seem to be clicking on how to…


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10 Things Your Freelance Editor Might Not Tell You—but Should →


1. You should avoid the temptation to hire someone to edit your first draft.

I know you’re really excited that you finally finished that book! I’m happy for you … you should be happy for you. Celebrate it! But don’t send it to an editor yet. Put it away for three…

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Me Talking To a Friend About a Cliché Sounding YA that I Won't Name


making ocs and drawing ocs and writing information for ocs and making canon information for ocs and your ocs interacting with other people’s ocs [rips off shirt] OCS

Me at least six times every ten minutes
Reflect—Reject or Accept: Six Ways to Cope with Writing Criticism →



No matter what you do in life, you will face criticism. You may be a professional, or you may be a beginner, but you will face criticism. These sharp words sting, even when the words are meant to be constructive. So how do you bear the weight of these words? Depending on… →


“Girls are trained to say, ‘I wrote this, but it’s probably really stupid.’ Well, no, you wouldn’t write a novel if you thought it was really stupid. Men are much more comfortable going, ‘I wrote this book because I have a unique perspective that the world needs to hear.’ Girls are taught from the…

Hook Me: Common Problems →


Yesterday, I held a little game called Hook Me where I asked followers to submit summaries in the form of a query letter to my ask box. The goal was to hook me, just like you would a lit agent.

So why didn’t your submission hook me? It wasn’t your plot (or maybe it was if it was something I’d…

Developing A Super Power →


There are a lot of things that go into creating a super powered being, and all of them can be boiled down to two words: back story. You have to decide what power they have, how they got it, when it showed up, and a million other things before actually writing out the…