In this video, best-selling author Neil Gaiman talks about rejection and how to handle it. Continue reading Neil Gaiman on the antidote to rejection
Today we are going to take a deep look into the question, is it hard to become a writer? No. All you do is think up words and write them down. You are now a writer. Is it hard to … Continue reading Is it hard to become a writer?
It might seem like a crazy idea but have you ever stopped to consider the benefits of writing a business plan for you as a writer? Let’s go through the steps of creating a business plan to see how they … Continue reading Writing a business plan for your writing
It is said that the enemy of good is perfection. As writers, our drive for perfection can stop us from getting to “good enough”. There will always be something wrong with your work. However, there comes a time when you … Continue reading Perfection vs good enough?
Getting started as a writer can often be the most intimidating part of the whole writing process. However, getting started need not be too much of a big deal. In this post, I hope to show you that the most … Continue reading Getting Started with Story Writing
The very best writers are those that have learned to love “necessary mess” as part of their writing process. First drafts: A necessary mess Have you have ever looked at something you have written and thought “oh dear lord, what … Continue reading How professional writers embrace necessary mess
There is a lie that abounds in certain circles of the so-called “natural writer”. But there is no such thing. It is a lie that exists like a secret false religion, perpetrated by people who should know better. A lie … Continue reading The lie of the so-called “natural writer”
Writer’s block – when you don’t have it and the muse is with you it is great and when she runs off and you feel blocked it sucks. How do you overcome writer’s block? This post is inspired by a … Continue reading Overcoming Writer’s Block
What makes a good writer? Specifically, what does it take to make you a good writer? This post is inspired by Thanet Writer and author, Matthew Munson’s blog post. I took his main points and examined them one by one to … Continue reading What makes you a good writer?