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.
How do I get back into writing again when I haven’t written in at least two years?
“It’s not the writing part that’s hard. What’s hard is sitting down to write. What keeps us from sitting down is Resistance. …
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.
Maybe the Muses demand a price for artistic glory. Perhaps the challenges we face and the obstacles to overcome in the journey to create and get works out is not for the faint.
Having a creative block in writing, art, or music business? A recent podcast with Steven Pressfield sheds some light on how not to forget the art part of what we do.