Being a writer can be difficult – especially when you’re just getting started. People might think writing is just a fun, creative hobby, but it can actually be quite stressful when you’re trying to make it your profession. Here’s a list of common struggles every writer faces from time to time: Continue reading
By Eliza David
October is here – Halloween, Indigenous People Day, and pumpkin spice everything happens during this month. What rings most important to writers everywhere is one word: NaNoPrep!
This month is the time to gear up for NaNoWriMo, which can be both refreshing and excruciating! All writers know about the stressfest NaNo in November tends to be. Crossing the 50K word finish line is enough to send even the most seasoned scribe running for the hills. I won my first NaNo in 2014. It launched my indie romance writing career with the release of my debut novel, The Cougarette. In subsequent years, I’ve come to learn that what you do in October can make your November a little easier. Continue reading
As your editors of Thirty On Tap, we’ve been doing a lot of thinking this week. A lot of soul-searching, and a lot of questioning. As writers ourselves, we know that healing takes time, and that sometimes writing it out can be extremely cathartic. With that, we wanted to put out a call for submissions. Continue reading
Thirty On Tap contributor Alicia Cook is no stranger to the limelight. As a poet, Huffington Post writer, and published author, Alicia is used to her words being the center of attention. But soon, Alicia herself will be highlighted on the Emmy nominated show Driving Jersey/Here’s The Story.
By Alicia Cook
The other night, I clicked Instagram’s familiar icon on my smart phone and noticed I was logged out. It happens, right? So, I entered my username and password but instead of seeing my feed, I received a prompt that alerted me that my account had been compromised and they had to reset my password for my own security. Continue reading