Author Archives: ANGELA ACKERMAN

About ANGELA ACKERMAN

Angela is a writing coach, international speaker, and bestselling author who loves to travel, teach, empower writers, and pay-it-forward. She also is a founder of One Stop For Writers, a portal to powerful, innovative tools to help writers elevate their storytelling.

Relationship Thesaurus Entry: Stalker & Target

Trigger warning on this one. Please practice self care. Successful stories are driven by authentic and interesting characters, so it’s important to craft them carefully. But characters don’t usually exist in a vacuum; throughout the course of your story, they’ll … Continue reading

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Angela’s Tips for a Happier Writing Life

Well folks, we made it: 2021. And while nothing’s really changed, I think we all feel a weight has lifted. The vaccine rollout has started and while it will take time to get to most of us, our collective gaze … Continue reading

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Relationship Thesaurus Entry: Host and Guest

Successful stories are driven by authentic and interesting characters, so it’s important to craft them carefully. But characters don’t usually exist in a vacuum; throughout the course of your story, they’ll live, work, play, and fight with other cast members. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Angela & Becca + Our Favorite Recipes!

It’s that time of year where Becca and Angela brew up some hot chocolate, set out a plate of cookies, and tuck Writers Helping Writers in for a well-earned fireside rest until 2021. Once again, our heartfelt appreciation for your … Continue reading

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Last Chance to Win $2300 in Writing Resources

It’s that bittersweet moment: Last Call. Nope, not for a pint, but a final chance to enter our Advent Calendar for Writers Giveaway, featuring all these AMAZING prizes: Wouldn’t it be great to start 2021 with one of these prizes … Continue reading

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Your Character’s Job May Be More Important than You Think!

Confession time: when I was a newer writer, I didn’t think much about my character’s occupation. In fact, if they needed one, I’d pretty much assign the first thing that came to mind. I didn’t think hard about their career because … Continue reading

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Giveaway Alert: The Advent Calendar for Writers ($2300 in Prizes!)

Let’s not beat around the bush: 2020 has been a dumpster fire. But don’t worry…we’ve got something that will make this year wrap up better than it started: a custom Advent Calendar for Writers! Even better? It’s loaded up with … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Gifts for Writers

Each year we put together a list of gift ideas for writers – some fun, some functional. This year, let’s face it, writers have struggled more than usual. So this time around, our list focuses on truly thoughtful and useful … Continue reading

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The Advent Calendar for Writers Is On Now!

Writers all across the globe look forward to this annual event – the biggest and best writing giveaway around: The Advent Calendar for Writers. What exactly is an Advent Calendar for Writers? You know those Advent Calendars with delicious chocolate … Continue reading

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Master Storytelling and Save: One Stop for Writers is 50% Off

Well, Black Friday is here and keyboards everywhere are heating up. I wish you a successful day of bargain hunting! While you’re out there taking advantage of the sales, consider one that can vastly help improve your writing: a One … Continue reading

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