Writing Advice: Kiss – Marry – Kill (Guest post by Rennie St. James)

This post was so much fun to write! I hope you’ll check it out (and of course, feel free to comment or contact me). Then you need to stick around Brianna’s website for more fun!

Happy reading and writing!



Brianna Merritt

Who’s up for a writer version of the game Kiss – Marry – Kill?

As soon as you Google ‘writing advice’ you’ll find a limitless supply of things to do and not do. First though, let’s start with the bottom line and then backtrack to discuss writing advice.

BOTTOM LINE: Your writing path is yours and yours alone. You should research and explore options. You should also try things, fail, and try again. It’s your path and you are the only one who can walk it. You are the only one who can write your story.

Now that that’s out of the way, let’s chat about some of the writing advice you’ll stumble across along your path and see what you think about it. Then you’ll need to pick Kiss – Marry – Kill for each one.


1. Write every day.
I greatly resented this the first times I read…

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