There’s a reason they say write drunk, edit sober. Your inhibitions should be down while you’re writing and doubled while you’re editing.
Despite the capacity to write a story on a dozen different devices and applications, I will always print my manuscripts. Continue reading New World, Old Tech
Be a writer, they said. It will be easy, they said. Continue reading 13 Stages of Writing a Novel
National Novel Writing Month isn’t easy, but it’s worth it. Here are a few things I both learned and re-learned during this year’s challenge. Continue reading The Takeaway From NaNo 2017
The truth of the matter is that writing has become – or perhaps always been – an industry where working too hard, too much and too often is only the first step to success. Continue reading Writers Write (Forever and Ever and Ever)
But it is also important to find a healthy, sustainable balance between the business and creative sides of your work, or you can find yourself wasting a lot of precious time on to do items with low ROI.
So where do you begin? Continue reading On the Write Track
The constructive critique is a vital tool and not just for the reasons you think. While there is much to be gained from new sets of eyes reading and analyzing your work, the value of a critique, whether in a classroom, writing group or on a peer-to-peer basis, is undeniable. Continue reading The Constructive Critique Question