Defeat those Writing Expectations

When you’re reading writing tips, advice or other writer’s experiences keep in mind that what works for them may not work for you. .There isn’t any one size fits all, we’re all different.

There isn’t a formula to getting to getting your story out of your head and onto a page. How you choose to do it is unique to you. Don’t beat yourself up if you find out that a method that worked for a bestselling novelist doesn’t work for you.

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Best Books on Wattpad – 2016

I’ve read a lot of books the past year and a fair share of them were on Wattpad. These are the Wattpad books that made my 2016.   They made me laugh, think, cry and scream in frustration.  I read some of them over and over again, and they all hold special places in my heart.

I started this list back in the beginning of December and it took me a little while but I narrowed the books, in my library and archive, down to my top ten Wattpad books of 2016.  I didn’t realize how difficult it would be.

Some of these books are loved by thousands and hundreds of thousands, for good reason, and I also managed to sneak in a few hidden gems.  One of them almost didn’t make the list because I found out about it just a few days before I finished this list.

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myWriteClub vs Pacemaker

Both myWriteClub and Pacemaker are amazing resources if you’re trying to set a goal, with a deadline, and stick to it.  Both of them are websites that give up the capability to set a goal of a certain amount of words by a certain time (e.g. 50,000 words by November 30th 2016.). I use both of them and love them both for different reasons.


I love myWriteClub because it has a very clean, simple, non-distracting design which comes in handy because it also includes the ability to sprint with others around the globe or to set a custom sprint.  I’ve learned that I write best when I’m just getting the words down and completing against other word counts.

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