If you’re writing fast, does that mean you’re writing badly?

One of the things I think is important as a writer is to learn to write fast. Early on in your writing career, this is not necessarily vital; however, as time goes on, and especially if you begin to write professionally, you will probably need to write fast. Now, granted, not everyone wants to learn…

Chapter length, story length, and more: the ultimate guide to how long you should be writing

How many words!? This is a question I’ve heard repeated over and over again in every writing forum I’ve ever visited. Writers just want to know how long their chapters and their books in general should be. The problem is, there’s not a solid answer. “How many words!?” Most the time I find myself saying,…

Does writing for money make you a sell-out?

Let me just start by saying … no. But I’d like to be more detailed than that, of course! 😉 Over the years, as I’ve worked with various authors on various communities, I’ve heard just about everything. One of the things that makes me roll my eyes the hardest is that judgmental claim: “You’re a…

3 Tips to Work Your Way through a Writing Slump

Today we’ve got a blog post that is applicable for all shapes and sizes of writers because all shapes and sizes of writers experience the phenomenon of a writing slump at one point or another. In my opinion, it doesn’t mean “time to give up.” It means time to push forward. And here’s how! #1:…

Pros and Cons of Rapid Releasing

Have you ever heard of rapid releasing? Rapid release is a book launch strategy for authors who are able to put out a lot of high-quality books in a hurry. The theory behind it is that if you can publish a book every time the last book you published starts to drop off in engagement…

3 Reasons Why Head-Hopping is Evil

Ah, head-hopping. The bane of any beginner’s existence. Head-hopping happens when you are writing third person (“he said/she said”) limited (not omniscient – e.g. any time you are not narrating the story the story!) … and you’re writing along in one character’s point of view (POV) … and suddenly you’re able to see the thoughts…

How to Set SMART Writing Goals

Hi there, writers! Today I’m going to be telling you about the best way to set writing goals … The SMART way! SMART stands for: Specific Measurable Achievable Relevant Time-bound If you follow these rules for making goals, it’ll be easier for you to achieve them! Let’s break each of those ideas down. Specific The…

Reveries Co. Designers Share Tips for Working with a Professional Book Cover Artist

It’s not easy working with a book cover designer. I think we all acknowledge that! So often, we don’t end up with the product we’re looking for. Or, worse yet, we think we have the product we’re looking for, but it ends up being sub par when compared to other designs! Here are Reveries Co.,…

Does Reveries Co. Work with Nonfiction, Too?

One question I find myself answering on social media and in the emails is, “Does Reveries Co. work with nonfiction authors?” The answer is a resounding YES! Though it’s not something we frequently do, I thought it would be fun to spend a post highlighting some nonfiction work our team members have done. I’ve also…