Tips

Are You Procrastinating Over Your Writing? Try Some Self-Compassion

Today I want to share a tip for anyone suffering from procrastination: try using some self-compassion. This wasn’t a term I was particularly familiar with, but I just listened to a fascinating episode of the podcast The Happiness Lab, which was all about how developing self-compassion is vital to helping us achieve our goals. Stay with me…

How to build your stamina when writing something long

Today I’m going to share 11 helpful strategies for helping you to build your stamina, especially when embarking on a long piece of writing. These exact strategies helped me to write multiple feature length scripts, and develop an animation series, without running out of steam or getting burnt out. Sometimes we jump into a big…

What to Submit to Agents, Publishers and Producers

Last time I talked about how to know when you’re ready to stop editing. Today I want to talk about what to submit when you approach agents, publishers or producers.   If you’re submitting a manuscript to publishers, it’s a little bit different to submitting a screenplay to producers. But there are some commonalities between…