Our Soul-Crushing World of Writing: Easy Strategies to Hold Onto Perseverance

If you’ve been writing for any length of time, you may have noticed that being a “successful writer” is no easy task. Writers and other creative types are noted for being more susceptible to discouragement, self-loathing, and even depression. I suppose it’s partly about how a creative person’s brain works and partly because putting your … More Our Soul-Crushing World of Writing: Easy Strategies to Hold Onto Perseverance

Stifling Creativity: Even More Things We Should Stop Doing (Part 3)

I’ve been knee deep in revisions for my novel, so it took me a bit longer to get up my final post in this mini blog series! This post is the third part of my series discussing things artists sometimes do that can hinder the creative process. {In case you missed part 1 or part … More Stifling Creativity: Even More Things We Should Stop Doing (Part 3)

10 Signs You Might Be a Writer with Young Children

If these ten things are true of your writing, perhaps you have young children… 1. You have to search your writing document for random letters scattered throughout the text. Your young star adds them in on a consistent basis. In fact, you noticed another asdeqw amidst your best metaphor right after you clicked submit. 2. … More 10 Signs You Might Be a Writer with Young Children

6 Tips to Write Your Novel in the Vibrant Way Your Brain Imagined It

You know those memes that show two pictures – one of what you think you look like when doing xyz and one of what you actually look like when doing xyz? That’s the way I feel sometimes when writing. My story is clear in my mind, but when someone else reads it, the picture gets … More 6 Tips to Write Your Novel in the Vibrant Way Your Brain Imagined It