Tag: Kristen Lamb

The Hero: Taking an MC from “Meh” to “Myth”

Crafting a hero isn’t as simple as one might think. New writers generally serve up a ‘hero’ too soon. HERO is a title that must be earned.

What Do You Call a Writer Who Never Reads?

What do we call a writer who doesn’t read? Is it even possible to be a good writer without also being a prolific reader?

To the Pain: Is Writing a Career or a Hobby?

Pain is simply part of life. We have little control over most of what happens to us. This is true in life and in publishing.

Self-Sabotage: I Don’t Deserve Success

Self-sabotage is something most writers are likely familiar with. We just about get in the habit of working on the WIP and then suddenly we put everyone and everything ahead of finishing that book.

Unseen Blessings: Are We Truly Thankful?

Gratitude does not come naturally. Humans are literally WIRED to seek out problems because we lived tens of thousands of years without a Walmart or Amazon.