plot buddy

Plot Buddy: A Writer’s Best Friend

April 17, 2018
Blog | Julie Tetel Andresen
What’s a plot buddy, you wonder? It’s the pal who loves to hear about your stories as you are writing them and enjoys pitching in and helping you with your plot. It’s wonderfully inspiring to simply talk out loud about your story and bounce ideas around. It’s a bonus if… read more
stay organized while writing

Stay Organized While Writing a Series: 5 Tips

April 14, 2018
Advice from Other Authors | Julie Tetel Andresen
I’m loving connecting with all the smart authors and bloggers I’ve met online. This is a guest blog post by Renee Regent with her tips for how to stay organized while writing a series. Stay Organized While Writing Whether you begin writing with the idea for one story or have the… read more
writing discipline

Writing Discipline: 5 Tips for Professional Writers

April 10, 2018
Blog | Julie Tetel Andresen
Writing discipline: no professional writer can do without it. Writing Discipline Tip #1: Know Your Biorhythm Every writer has a biorhythm, and every writer’s is different. It may take some time to find your optimal time of the day or night to saddle up and get to work. I remember… read more
Toya Richardson

Toya Richardson: Five Ways to Get Writing

April 6, 2018
Advice from Other Authors | Julie Tetel Andresen
Toya Richardson is my guest blogger today. Writing for me has been a continual learning curve, one that will continue I’m sure. These are some of the processes I go through, which may be of use to you. Toya Richardson: Get Writing #1 Coming up with and writing the story… read more

Heraldry: London College of Arms

April 3, 2018
Blog | Julie Tetel Andresen
Calling all romance novelists who write Medievals! You can brush up on your knowledge of heraldry by checking out the London College of Arms, aka College of Heralds, pictured above and located at 130 Queen Victoria Street. Heraldry: Origins A herald, or herald of arms, was originally a king’s or… read more
Korean languages

Korean Language: A Duke Symposium

March 30, 2018
Blog | Julie Tetel Andresen
On Monday March 26 Hae-Young Kim, the Chair of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages at Duke University, organized a symposium on the Korean language. It was entitled “Politics of language and identity: Korean speakers in the peripheries of the national and transnational.” In the title photo you see, from the… read more