December 2nd, 2015

When “Writing Every Day” Isn’t Producing the Results You Want

Colleen M. Story

You’ve heard the advice “write every day.”

It good advice, especially if you’re serious about having a long-term writing career. But what if you’re doing it—you’re showing up—but you’re not happy with the results?

Maybe you’ve suffered some of the symptoms:

When you do sit down to write, you stare at […]

September 30th, 2015

7 Mistakes I Made on the Way to a Publishing Contract

Colleen M. Story

My first book is scheduled to come out the last week in September.

It’s an interesting time for me. As I look back over the last nearly 20 years of writing (I’ve worked full-time as a writer since 1997), I realize I’ve had a lot of illusions about what this time would […]