It’s weird how information so available now wasn’t years back. Without it, some things became relegated to the status of a mystery, the substance of wonder.
It’s not that all characters get exactly what they want, the story is about their pursuit of it. What does your hero want?
To be a successful writer is on a personal hero’s journey. To venture on, the writer must take the necessary steps outside the norm, and face the Threshold Guardians.
If you don’t write it, someone else will. Finish that manuscript.
Moving to a new home is exciting, but it’s mostly exhausting. With stuff everywhere, it’s hard to rest or write when there’s a list of things to do and things to put away. I need the home to flow before I can settle into something artsy. During our move, Bard, our tuxedo cat…
How do I get back into writing again when I haven’t written in at least two years?
“Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you …
Authoring novels and books is definitely an expedition with pitfalls, lessons, and wins all along the way. Here are a few valuable things things that I learned when becoming a professional writer. I hope some of them will help you in your work.
Editing Tip: Have Your “Edited” Draft Read Aloud to You. Finding the errors in your novel is the reason having other members of a writing group read your manuscript aloud works!
Stories are like individual threads weaving a tapestry together that forms an overall picture of our existence. Why do we need this shared and often synergistic experience of being taken on an adventure of the mind?