Category Archives: Write Now! Weekly Writing Tip

What I Learned from B.B. King about Writing and Life by Rochelle Melander

26 May 2015 Dear Writers, Would you like to share your new book with thousands? I’m offering a rare opportunity for authors to guest blog for me this summer. I’m looking for authors who’d like to share their favorite reads … Continue reading

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The Keys to Writing Success: Write, Submit, Repeat by Rochelle Melander

5 May 2015 Note From Rochelle Dear Writers, Happy May! I’m celebrating my birthday this month. For me, that means more walks and events with family and friends. For you, that means a special discounted price for my Jumpstart Your … Continue reading

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How to Clear Clutter and Write by Rochelle Melander

17 February 2015 Note From Rochelle Dear Writers, I made the mistake of going on Facebook before writing this morning. Oops. I was immediately hooked by several news stories unfolding around the world. Then my phone rang. And the dog … Continue reading

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How to Make Time to Write (Even if You Work Full Time) by Rochelle Melander

Dear Writers, What gets in the way of your writing? If you need support around something, send me a note and let me know: rochelle@writenowcoach.com. Who knows? I may cover your obstacle at the Write Now! Mastermind class later this … Continue reading

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Eliminate This Obstacle and Finish Your Book by Rochelle Melander

Every writer or wanna-be writer has ideas for books. The problem isn’t finding an idea, it’s choosing one. —Jo Linsdell When I meet with new clients, I ask: “What one project would you like to finish by the end of … Continue reading

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Need an Epiphany? How to Create Aha Moments By Rochelle Melander

  I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking. —Albert Einstein It’s a New Year: we’ve made our resolutions and put our butts in the chair. This will be the year we write that novel, … Continue reading

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A 30-Day Promotional Plan for your Book Release by Valerie Biel

Dear Writers, I have a giant treat for you. As a grand finale to the indie publishing series, Valerie Biel, my SCBWI colleague and the author of Circle of Nine: Beltany, has written an amazing article on promoting your book. Looking … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo: Use this Seven-Step Method to Write Your Novel by Jessica Lourey

Dear Writers, I can’t believe it: National Novel Writing Month starts Saturday. And if you’re way behind in planning, I have a treat for you. For today’s tip, I’m featuring an article by acclaimed mystery novelist Jessica Lourey that will give … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Prep: The Book Hook by Rochelle Melander

You’re at a networking event. (Maybe you’re an introverted writer who avoids any group gathering with strangers, but work with me here.) While chatting over wine and cheese, someone who knows you’re a writer asks you, “So what are you … Continue reading

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#NaNoWriMo Prep: Write What You Seek by Rochelle Melander

  Write the book you want to read, the one you cannot find. —Carol Shields   About a year ago, Louise Penny came to Boswell Book Company to launch her mystery, How the Light Gets In, the ninth book in her … Continue reading

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