Content strategy is a safe in-person topic. Creative writing? Not so much. Know the warning signs and stay to the right!
A beginning is the hook. It's the thing that keeps you reading on. Don't screw it up. Yes, that's a threat.
Researching for the sake of learning more about the world you're creating in your head is scary and fun and mind boggling.
Trying to pinpoint that something.
The age old question. Pantsing or plotting or...plopping? That's right. You read that correctly. I'm adding in a third choice. But let's just do all three.
Just a check in on my day off from my 9 to 5. The mind needs space to think. Today's time off work created some much needed thinking space.
Everyone loves a Cinderella story. Or a David and Goliath story. Really, any underdog story. I'm not an underdog. Does that mean I don't have a story? I really hope that's not the case.
Geekery, geeking out, geekdom, it shouldn't matter what you like. You shouldn't have to be tested on it like you're in grade school. Like what you like, and don't worry about the haters.
Exclamation points are the scourge of web copy...leftovers from copy/pasted brochures onto poorly written web pages. Don't use them. Period.
Last post in the three-part series of posts on how you can learn a lot from running and use that with your writing goals. Lessons 5 and 6 and the wrap up are in store, here.