I haven’t done much writing this month. Again. But it’s not really my fault. You see, I have a bit of a problem with dragons. Not so much the scaly animals with wings, but the metaphorical sort of dragons: the epic personal struggles we all undergo. There are five procrastination dragons in my writing room, and […]
Tag: writing tips
We’ve all been there. We turn over our precious baby made of ink and paper to our family or our friends and we wait, eager to receive the responses that will validate our hopes we’ve written something worthy of praise. Then, we get their “feedback” and it’s all but useless to us. The usual responses […]
Sometimes writers put off writing because they think it’s going to be too hard. They think about writing 60,000 words and they get overwhelmed by the numbers and their inspiration dries up and withers away. I will share with you my experiences.
I’ve dealt with the hurdle of a lack of experience and I’ve talked about why it’s important that you get out there and write your story, now I’m going to address your insecurities about your writing abilities and why that should not stop you from writing a book. Plus, I’ll share with you strategies for […]
After working with many writers and listening to their struggles, their reasons for putting off writing usually come down to one of six reasons: I don’t know enough; nobody would want to hear my story; I don’t know how to get started; I’m not good at writing; it will be too hard; or I don’t […]
I love being a writer. It’s about as close as a human being can get to understanding what it must be like to be God. You create this beautiful world and these amazing characters with a purpose and a plan in mind. Then you introduce your characters into that world and you say to them, […]