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Why Do Your Readers Read?

In this week’s video, Chris tells his own personal childhood story and the effect that reading has had on him. Understanding why your readers read the genre they read can help writers give readers what they are looking for in your books. Check out the video below to hear the story!

Find Your Intrinsic Motivation

What is intrinsic motivation? Intrinsic motivation is motivation that comes from within yourself, without need for an external reward or motivation. It’s something that gives you joy just by doing it. In today’s video, Chris talks about the importance of finding your intrinsic motivation for your writing as well as for other aspects of your…

Why Authors Love Wonderdraft for Mapmaking

What is Wonderdraft? It’s a neat tool Chris uses to easily make custom maps for his books (and other worldbuilding projects). In this week’s video, Chris shows the types of things you can do with Wonderdraft and why it might be useful for authors. Chris has no affiliation with Wonderdraft. He just enjoys using it….

Writing: How Fast Is Too Fast?

Does fast writing necessarily mean reduced quality writing? Today’s video addresses that question. Chris says that no, fast writing doesn’t mean poor quality. It depends on the writer and their skills. Experienced authors can write quality work at higher speeds. Check out the video below to hear more of Chris’s thoughts!

50,000 Words in 5 Days

This week Chris took on the difficult challenge of writing 50,000 words for a novel in 5 days. Due to an Amazon preorder deadline looming, Chris is running out of time to finish his next novel. How has the challenge been going? Check out the video below to see his progress and struggles (and cheer…