How To Create An Author Bio To Blow Your Readers Away + HUGE CHANGES

We live in the age of the world-wide-web, where you can meet a dozen new people a day if you want. You can get in touch with people who share your interests and even with people who live on the other side of the planet.

And, especially as bloggers, we have to introduce ourselves so. many. times.

First impressions are important. It’s like a sales pitch for yourself AND your writing. You only have several moments to introduce yourself to your audience, and it may factor in whether they leave or stay. It could mean a world of difference to your stats or sales.

So, what exactly makes a great bio?

I’ve broken down the fundamental parts to a great bio that will pull readers in and give them a reason to stay with you, whether on your blog or the back cover of your book!


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What To Do While In The Midst Of Procrastinating (Like We Need Help Anyway)

Today, I was supposed to post Organize Your World part 4. But guess what??


And don’t think I had a good excuse.


‘I’m thinking’ is just another way to say I haven’t done it yet and I don’t really want to so I’m making a bunch of excuses to avoid it.

So, yes, I avoided writing the post I had meant to write, and instead wrote about all the things I’ve been doing in the meantime you can do while being stubborn and procrastinating.

Have fun. I’ll be in a pit of despair.dividerflat

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8 Writer & Bookworm Stereotypes (That May Or May Not Be True I’m Not Sure??)

Stereotypes. We talk about them all the time in the writing and blogging world, and that’s mostly because they’re controversial. Should our characters conform to stereotypes? Should writers use stereotypes as bases for characters, even if just in certain circumstances? It’s kinda old, at this point.

WELL HAHA GUESS WHAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT! *pretends people can’t read the title of the post*

It’s preeety clear that writers and bookworms are stereotyped just as much as our precious characters, and it’s reflected in the media – EVEN IN OUR OWN BOOKS WHY?? And a lot of them aren’t actually true!

But then… some of them are true!


You know what, I’m just going to let the post speak for itself.


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Fears Of A Writer (And Why They Should Not Be Feared!)

Hi, guys. I literally can’t think of anything to do for this intro so I’m just going to see where this goes, because I’ve tried so many ways and nothing worked??

Anyway… *coughs violently*

So the other day I was thinking about all the things that hold me back from my writing. Maybe I don’t have enough practice editing. Maybe I need to finish another novel.



It’s true!! I don’t need to just write *more* to be a better writer, I need to get rid of the fears that are holding me back. And, lol, there are tons.

To make writing life just a tad bit easier and more relatable, here are a few big writer fears, especially for us teen writers ❤


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Why You Need A Writing Community (And How To Find One!)

Hello, everybody! It’s a cold but a pretty New Year’s as I think about what’s happening today.

  • This is my first regular post on When Words Fly!! Thank you to everyone who pitched in, supported, and helped me get to this wonderful landmark. I could not have done it without you.
  • Today is the first day back to school… and I’m unsure how I feel about it..? But, good news, I get to start writing classes now!
  • It’s 2018! 2017 has been an eventful year full of highs and lows, but, looking back, I see how much I’ve grown and I’m thankful for it.

Actually, today we’ll be talking about something that happened last year that helped me be here today, on the first day of 2018. We’re talking about a writing community.

It surprises me how few writers have a solid, consistent community they can use, since it’s one of the most fundamental parts of getting a good start in writing. It’s not like you can’t succeed without one, but it impacts everything you write afterward because of its four greatest additions to your writing life.

I know they’re true, because I’ve experienced them. And they will change your life.


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