Terry’s April Watercolour Writing Newsletter

Read the first chapter of The Moon King here Follow my watercolour story about a mouse and an egg on Instagram Here’s the link to last month’s watercolor newsletter That’s all for this month!

Terry’s January Watercolour Writing Newsletter

Read the first chapter of The Moon King here Here’s the link to last month’s watercolor newsletter That’s all for this disappointing month! Subscribe to my email list to receive my next newsletter.

Terry’s December Watercolour Writing Newsletter

Read the first chapter of The Moon King here Read David’s review of The Moon King here Here’s the link to last month’s watercolor newsletter That’s all this month. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and Happy Writing! From Terry 🙂 Subscribe to my email list to receive my next newsletter.

I Was Embarrassed That I Was Writing A Novel

At first I didn’t tell anyone I was writing a novel. I was super embarrassed about it. Now, I’m like, “Ef you embarrassment!” and I punch my embarrassment in the face and now everyone knows I’m doing writing things. Actually, telling people has only boosted my confidence and I’ve gained so many writing friends who…

Great Writing Groups To Join On Facebook

If you’re looking for some Facebook writing groups with lots of great writers, here are my favourites. Subscribe to my email list to receive my watercolour newsletter first thing.

Terry’s November Watercolour Writing Newsletter

Read the first chapter of The Moon King here  Check out my writing tip videos: How to Break into the Publishing Industry How Much Time You Need to Spend Promoting Your Novel Every Plot Point Must Test Your Character’s Beliefs Your Purpose For Writing Determines Everything Make Your Novel More Compelling by Using Emotion Here’s…

Make Your Novel More Compelling by Using Emotion

Every event in your novel is just the news unless your main character has an opinion on it. A volcano erupts and kills everyone in town… Okay. Your main character’s beloved daughter was in the town when it erupted… Super Sad! Your main character had taken out life insurance on his daughter right before she…

Your Purpose For Writing Determines Everything

If you’re writing a novel, are you doing it because you love writing, or because you love to share stories? There’s a difference. Sometimes I feel upset over criticism on my work, but in the end I feel grateful that someone took the time to give me feedback. It’s that feedback that will help me…

Every Plot Point Must Test Your Character’s Beliefs

Writing a Novel? Using plot points as a way to test and strengthen what your main character believes in will make their development more fulfilling. Subscribe to my email list to receive my newsletter and writing tips in your inbox.

How Much Time You Need to Spend Promoting Your Novel

How many agents have you queried? One? If it took you a year to write your first novel, then why wouldn’t you spend at least a year promoting it? The writing industry is extremely saturated, so finding an agent or publisher is all about persistence. Kim Liao even suggests aiming for 100 rejection letters every…