Five Ways to Bust Your Way Through Writer’s Block

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When you know that an unknown audience will potentially read your writing, inspiration can suddenly shut down. I only have about six consistent readers and it can be hard to silence the inner critic that will sometimes take up residence in my crown chakra. Here are five things I’ve learned to help me chisel away my writer’s block.   Read …

A Hiatus and a Return

Overhead image of people walking on a city street with quote, "It is easy for people to mistake branding for authenticity, brashness is not the same as original or creative. Offensive is not avant-garde." from C. Streetlights's "A Hiatus and A Return" overlain on top

A hiatus is good for a writer’s soul every now and again, even if it is not great for her SEO. I’m at peace with that because I’m a whole person and not just a Google machine, pumping out post after post. I needed a chance to breathe for a minute, to calm the anxiety in my heart that I …

Five Great Tips Your Editor Wants You to Know

Five Tips your editor wants you to know CStreetlights

Like many editors – or proofreaders, graphic designers, or publicists – I’ve learned a few things along the way that would benefit their clients. And while I mostly work with new authors hoping to publish their first manuscripts, I think the following tips are helpful for anyone who’s finishing up their first drafts. Use a Professional Editor This seems like …