October 30, 2018

Is your project flaming out? Is the excitement wearing off? Are you bored writing it? Maybe it's time to move on. Even if the idea is a good one, you may be bored with whatever you're working on. And that's perfectly OK! 

You shouldn't feel guilty for not working on a p...

October 23, 2018

Sometimes the reason that we don't write isn't because we don't have good ideas. It's because we have too many, and we don't know where to start. How do we know which to focus on? How do we keep the focus on that one idea without skipping around?

I'd like to address the...

October 16, 2018

Writers live and breathe creativity. 

Even copying the work of the great writers for practice, we're gleaning what makes work great. Stephen Pressfield mentions in his book "Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t" that he took books and copied them word for word on his typewrit...

October 9, 2018

A recent bout of not being motivated struck. After a few rounds, of clicking into my work and clicking away, and then getting frustrated with myself for not being able to focus, forcing myself to click back into my work, reading a few lines, and becoming bored, I decid...

October 2, 2018

Whether you're a Seat-of-your-pants writer, a perfectionist at plotting, or a healthy mix of both, the one thing you need to keep in mind with your story is its structure. 

Structurally speaking, stories follow a pattern. And as humans who've been telling and enjoying s...

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