Encouragement Writing

Confessions of a Notebook Hoarder

Well, folks, it’s been an embarrassing week. Promise you won’t tell anyone? I, um, well… I’ve bought two new notebooks […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Encouragement Writing

15 Times to Fit in Writing When Life is Busy

When I think of a great writer, I think of someone in a quiet house with a daily ritual that […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Encouragement Writing

A Writerly Round-Up

This fine Friday, I wanted to share with you some fabulous resources and articles I ran across this week. Enjoy! […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Mechanics Writing

How to Draw Maps and Floor Plans for Your Story

Have you ever struggled with the layout of a setting in your story? Have you ever gotten a character lost? […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Mechanics Writing

Zillow: It’s Not Just for Buying!

Guest post by author EJ McCay I’m a visual person. I learn visually, think visually, and speak visually. Say wha? Speak […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Encouragement Self-Publishing Writing

When Your Invention Has a Birthday

Once upon a time… …there was a girl who had her whole life ahead of her and serious doubts she’d […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Blog Mechanics Writing

Book Review: Characters and Viewpoint

(Affiliate link) Characters and Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card Vivid and memorable characters aren’t born: they have to be made   This book […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Self-Publishing

5 Self-Publishing Links to Bookmark {Updated}

Pronoun – “Pronoun is a free publishing platform where authors can create, sell, and promote their books. Our mission: to build […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com

Encouragement Mechanics Writing

More than Scrivener: Software for Every Kind of Author

When most writers think of software just for them (beyond generic programs like Word and Evernote), they think of Scrivener. […]

Perry Kirkpatrick

Perry is a 20-something author with a lot on her plate. She's wife to Tyler; mom to four little boys, two dogs, one cat, and 12 chickens; and author of five little books. She's the admin of this site, as well as a freelance book designer and the creator of the WriteMind Planner for authors. She lives in the sunny southwest. Offers: cover design and the WriteMind Planner at perryelisabethdesign.com