Pro Writer Helps: Be WIS

Pro Writer Helps

Designed for Newbies on the path to Publication

Next Work in Progress ~ Discovering Your Characters

The many types of characters that a novel needs as well as methods for development.

Current Writing

Discovering Your Characters
82% Complete
27,000 of 33,000 words

Templates for Characters

Discovering Your Novel

Browsing Books and Discovering Your Novel is available here.

Archetypes / Symbols:  a few of the blogs in the year-long series / available now

Information about Discovering Your Characters will become Book 5 in the Think like a Pro Writer series.  Coming Summer 2019.

MANUSCRIPT FORMATTING :: 7 + 10 things you need to know

This blog for the newbie gives a little guidance for the scary process of publishing your own work. 

Think like a Pro:  New Advent for Writers

Infographics (available now) give a taste of the chapter information in Think like a Pro.  Here’s the blog list for the infographics:

2 versions available ~ beautiful flowers or the guiding task lamp

A little more about the Raison d’Etre of the book and the planner.  7 lessons (maintaining deadlines, keeping bum in chair, developing plot AND characters, overcoming writer’s block, sparking  creativity, and being professional) give answers that newbies always ask.

To keep you on track with your writing, W.Ink Books has a Think/Pro companion planner:  undated, project-focused, two-page weekly layout with daily word counts and progress meters.  Monthly and seasonal reviews and previews along with additional trackers to help you maintain your writing goals.  And the planners match the books!

Blogs about the Follies of Trusting the Grammar/Spelling Checker

Current Books for Writers

Another Writers’ Guidebook:  Old Geeky Greeks, available now.