Little Leaf for Writers: Learn tips, strategies, and skills that will help you grow as a writer. 

view:  full / summary

The Crater Lakes of Writing: How to Fill Those Plot Holes Once and For All

Posted on January 8, 2018 at 10:15 AM

Every plot hole is fillable. A novel can come together as one un-holey whole. Here’s how I plan to make that happen with mine. Read more...

The Holiday Blur: How to Allow for Breaks in Your Writing Routine

Posted on December 18, 2017 at 10:25 AM

If you’re experiencing the holiday blur or have undergone a change in your life like I have, you’ll likely break your writing routine at some point. It’s okay! And here's why. Read more...

Not Your Average Christmas Card: Five Ways to Write Memories That Last

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 11:15 AM

This year, I’m calling for all holiday card senders to fill their cards chock-full of memories that’ll last. Here are a few ideas. Read more...

Show, Not Tell: How to Write with Your Senses

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 10:05 AM

The art of showing and not telling is allowing your scenes to evolve through your senses or, rather, your characters' senses. Here's how. Read more...

Tell It Like It Is: How to Write Concisely

Posted on November 6, 2017 at 9:35 AM

How do you write what you mean and tell it like it is with the least number of words? Here are a few tips. Read more...

How to Write a Research Paper without Losing Your Mind

Posted on October 16, 2017 at 9:30 AM

By implementing a simple timeline, you can break down the process of writing a research paper into manageable steps. Here’s how. Read more...

The Writer's Love Affair with Fall

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 9:25 AM

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a love affair with fall. Many writers do. Here's why. Read more...

Attending Your First Writers Conference: The How and the Why

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 9:45 AM

With a little prep and an understanding of how to approach the event, you can walk into any writers conference with the confidence to navigate it all. Read more...