Barbara King is a full-time writing coach and novelist. King is a recent college graduate from Southern New Hampshire University where she earned her BA in Creative Writing.
Beyond Word Counts: Celebrating the Unexpected Wins in My NaNoWriMo 'Failure'
November is when all sorts of writers strap themselves to their word processors just in time for the holiday season with the insane idea of writing a 50,000-word novel in as little as 30 days.
What You Should Be Doing During Prep-Tober to Get Ready for NaNoWriMo
If you haven't heard of such things as NaNoWriMo or Prp-Tober then you are missing out on one of the most challenging and rewarding events that hundreds of thousands of writers take place in each year.
Exploring Different Publishing Options: Traditional, Self-Publishing, and Hybrid Routes
I'm going to start this article out by saying that there is no real right or wrong choice in the publishing options, the right one is the most compatible and in line with your goals, budget, and timeline as a writer.
Advice I'd Go Back and Give Myself as a New Author
My journey as a writer has been going on for many years now and while I know I still have many lessons to learn, my biggest one recently being navigating the world of traditional publishing - I sometimes think back to those first moments when I decided to throw my hat in the wind and embrace being a writer.
Here Are the Bizarre Reasons Why Writers Give Up on Their Dreams
Writing for me has always been a dream ever since I learned that I could string sentences together to tell stories. This dream was something I kept to myself until halfway through my college education when I realized that a degree in biology wasn't going to be the fulfilling career that I wanted.
3 Tips For Getting Started As A Writer
So you want to write but you're not quite sure where to start? Well, getting started as a writer is just as simple as 1–2–3, but if you're having difficulty getting started, I have three tips that will set you off on your writing journey as easily as possible.