Writing is not the best occupation for your health. For most of us, writing involves a lot of sitting, which is why a good walk may be the best writing exercise there is.

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As you develop as a writer and work to perfect your craft, what you're aiming to improve as you practice and progress is your written fluency.

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There’s plenty of advice out there on how to become a great writer, and you need to be your own writing teacher if you want to unlock your potential and create your best work.

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When you conflate, you tighten your writing and move your story forward. With practice and persistence, you can make your lessons more powerful, enjoyable, and universal.

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One way to create a memorable story is to take a minute to let your characters breathe. Build a scene where you exit the narrative structure and allow your readers to bond with the characters.

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There’s a powerful engine in your book, it’s just a bit hard to find. It’s in every word, it drives plot and characters and everything else.

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Like a hub at the center of a wheel with spokes, the center of your book is a necessary architectural arrangement. It makes the story go 'round.

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