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Day 5: Don’t Let Comparisons Stop You

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No Comparisons
Alright, let’s admit it. You write something, and you work on something, and you compare it to somebody else’s work. Suddenly, instead of feeling confident, you feel discouraged. You think your writing isn’t as good, your story isn’t as strong, or your message isn’t as powerful. You feel like throwing the whole thing in the garbage and quietly sliding off to some corner of the proverbial room.

Stop. Right. There.

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The 40 Day Writer Challenge Begins

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Day 1: 40 Day Writing Challenge
NaNoWriMo is just 10 days away, so I thought I would do something fun to help promote it for all of my writing friends, and for those who aren’t writing yet but would like to become a writer. For the next 40 days, I will be posting a writing lesson per day to help you make progress in achieving your NanoWriMo writing goals.

Planning Your Writing

Each day for the next 10 days, I will be giving you steps you can take to plan out your writing. These steps should take you at most 2 hours to complete. I will be looking for your feedback in the 40 Day Writers Facebook group (which is free to join – just ask). You will be ready to go come November 1st when the writing really begins.Read More »The 40 Day Writer Challenge Begins

The Story of New Rich World

Story of New Rich WorldYou want to be a writer. You dream of being a success. But in order to achieve that success, you need to set goals. You need to get help from others who share your dream and find mentors to help you climb over the obstacles along the way. Christy Nguyen is on a mission to build a platform called New Rich World to provider dreamers like you the tools to do just that. This is her story.Read More »The Story of New Rich World

10 Stages of Writing Fiction

10 Stages of Writing Fiction
There are 10 stages I recommend writers go through in producing a quality work of fiction. The stages have evolved over the years as my experience with writing grows and I’ve seen more of what works and what doesn’t. The only published work of fiction I have to my name is The Secret of the Lantern. These are the stages I went through to get it to a finished product, one that I am proud to be able to present to others.Read More »10 Stages of Writing Fiction