One piece of writing advice that I’ve really tried to take to heart is “Write what scares you”. I feel… Read more Write What Scares You
There comes a time in most writers’ lives when the allure of being published becomes too strong to resist. We… Read more Putting Yourself Out There – Submissions
I’ve given myself a personal goal – to write 1,000 words a day, five days a week. In the grand… Read more O! For a Muse of Fire!
“Art is never finished, only abandoned”. This is a famous quote, often used when talking about the subject I wish… Read more “Art is Never Finished”
No one likes to be rejected. But for writers, rejection is part of the trade. Anyone who has ever been… Read more Dealing With Rejection
Fear is one of our most primal emotions. If we let it, it can stand in the way of us… Read more Fighting Fear
I’ve spent a lot of time on this site talking about the difficulties of writing – how hard it can… Read more Editing 101 – 5 Things You’ll Need
Many of you noticed that last week I didn’t publish my customary Wednesday post. There’s a couple reasons for that.… Read more Taking a Break
On this blog I’ve spent a lot of time extolling the virtues of what I like to think of as… Read more When You Have to Write
Have you ever wanted to pick up your keyboard and smash it over your own head because you were just so irritated with the whole concept of writing? Ever stared with loathing at your laptop and seriously considered chucking the thing across the room and into a wall because the words weren’t coming out the way you wanted them to? Ever scribbled out, torn up, crumpled up, or otherwise destroyed your written work out of sheer frustration?