The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – Inspiration is Everywhere

Making sure you remain as much of a reader as a writer is a basic I am pretty sure you already have heard a thousand times! I wholeheartedly agree with this but I am a firm believer that you can find inspiration everywhere. Keeping your eyes open, not only forRead More…

The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – Perfecting Your Craft

I admit that my thirst of learning new things about writing (or any topic) comes in spurs. I tend to always make sure I am learning more but the subjects take turn for the most part. Yet, I still make it a habit to check any blog post that canRead More…

The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – You Can Be Both a Pantser and a Plotter

You can work on a project with both pantser and plotter moments. Being purely one or the other is an option as acceptable as being a mix of both, whether on one project or on multiple. It is possible to enjoy preparing a lot and plot several parts, then findRead More…

The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – One Project at a Time

I don’t mean that you should work on solely one project (I can only be in writing stage for one but can take notes and edit others). It has to do with the type of project you are currently working on. You can be a diehard plotter who needs asRead More…

#SciFi Women Interview – Marie Bilodeau

For this month feature, I am glad to welcome Marie Bilodeau. I found out about her and her work via Twitter several months ago. Marie Bilodeau is an Ottawa-based science-fiction and fantasy author, with a bunch of novels and short stories to her name, and some awards to go withRead More…

The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – R-Rated Content Isn’t Mandatory

Some authors thrive in graphic content and are accomplished R-Rated storytellers. It is one thing to do what you choose to, but if you think such content is mandatory, you will want to reconsider. Whenever I hear of people adding violent or sexual content out of gratuity or to makeRead More…

Author Interview – Jenny Graham-Jones (Witherfist)

A friend of mine, Jenny Graham-Jones has recently embarked on a new writing journey, entering Inkshares contest in hope to see her Fantasy novel Witherfist published. You can check and pre-order her book on Inkshares site. She accepted to do a two-part interview here. NG: Can you tell us aboutRead More…

The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – Find Your Genre(s)

Writing in multiple genres is fine; and it happens to many of us, but figuring out what your main one or two are is important. As much as you might explore and take time to figure out what your favored type of writing is, this will eventually become your foundation.Read More…

The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – The Time Element

What if you don’t have time right when the muse hits you with a hammer and demands? Still try to take some notes as soon as you can (which can also be a good idea to use a way of voice-recording if it tends to happen to you while youRead More…

The Digital Quill’s Writing Tips – Always Have Note-Taking Tools on You

This isn’t negotiable (unless you’re in the shower I guess, but you might still want to have tools in the bathroom for when you get out). Years ago, I didn’t care so much about listening to inspiration when it knocked on my door. I still remember needing six months beforeRead More…