Have you been thinking about writing as a hobby? What about going all out and writing your own book? Whether it be something fun to do with your downtime or deciding to take the turn into publishing, here are some resources that I use. Let's get you started on your journey.
I've created small writing starter kits for those that like to write on the go. When that inspiration hits and you have not a thing on your person to put the ideas down, I've got you covered. https://fantabulous-words.square.site/
Be led through a series of thinking and writing exercises designed to develop skills and inspire creativity. Discover yourself through words! https://www.denverlibrary.org/events/upcoming
"The perfect writing group whether you're in the middle of the writing process, starting a new project or just trying to build a regular writing routine. Each two-hour write-in session will include time to chat--discuss writing, celebrate wins, and/or vent frustrations--and focused writing time. I'll offer an optional daily writing prompt, and provide support, resources, and any tools requested to make writing happen. Just click the button below to join at scheduled times: Mondays and Wednesdays weekly until December 20th.
I am providing editing services for those inspiring writers who need another set of eyes. My Developmental Editing involves a read of your first or second draft with feedback on the following topics- Genre, Structure, Characters, Theme, Point of view, Reader expectation. The Beta Reading service in this package includes a read of your next-to-final draft that is formatted before print and spot checking for any issues including errors. Reach out to me for a free consultation.
Now you have put your thoughts together and have decided to write a book, what do you do next? Dana Ellington with Nowata Press Publishing & Consulting LLC can help guide you to self-publishing success. https://www.nowatapressllc.com/
It's hard sometimes for a person of color to get the proper resources to promote their business. If you're an author like me or a small business owner, check out these two sites for encouragement. And if you are just looking for a new business to support, or a great new book to read, take a peek-
Sometimes, the best critics are the ones who know the struggle first-hand. Find a writing group on Facebook like Writers Helping Writers or share your words in a safe space with @thearcstorytellers
Not taking away from large-scale stores, but some of these little gems have the spark that ignites the fire to create art. From discovering a new local author to finding that perfect chair to paint your vision of words, there's always something exciting to experience at an independent bookstore. https://indiebound.org