Over the last couple weeks, I've been writing and editing and hemming and hawing over this rough draft of a novel that I started two years ago. Most of the time, it's rough going. It's only fulfilling when I look back on what I've accomplished, but the act of it is rough. Even still, the … Continue reading The weird thing about writing…
If you're anything like me, you find inspiration in the people who are doing the things you're doing...but doing them a lot better. That is exactly how I came to know Kim Hooper. I aspire to one day be a great writer. She is exactly that. She is a great writer who just recently had her … Continue reading I’m gonna gush here for a bit…
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.
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.