New Perspectives To Help Your Writing

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stick-figure-writing-200xYesterday the fingers flew over the keyboard again. One of the things that a person writing a novel has to keep in mind is not to rush things. I remember when I started the Unnatural series I had no intention to create a series. Words just flowed right along with the story as it unveiled in my head, and it turned out to be larger than I expected. But ...

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Making Time For Your Writing With 30s

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30-zoneThe greatest challenge to my ability to make writing my full time job is that I have two, and sometimes three, other part-time jobs eating my time. They are hungry, those jobs. They are.

There are days when I literally wake at 3am, work two jobs, squeeze in an hour of writing, and then hit the third job before my head hits the pillow at 10 or 11pm. The next day ...

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Use These 5 Writing Habits Now

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number-5_bCreate 5 habits to get you writing and finishing that story.

1. Have a consistent habit, an action, a thought, a location, a drink (matcha tea anyone?) that sets your mind in the mode of the writing. It can be as simple as sitting down to write with a favorite pillow at your back.

 

2. Write in a location where you will not be constantly interrupted or where you are required ...

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Why Should You Write?

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whyWhy you should write.

It’s long, tedious and lonely work. You shut yourself off from the rest of the world for hours, days and months at a time. You have friends pulling at you. You have family pulling at you. You have a dog, a cat, a chipmunk pulling at you. There’s that pretty cloud that looks like a dragon, the tree ...

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Don’t Wait To Write

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dont-stop-signI’m going to elaborate a little on my previous blog; “Why Should You Write?.”

That blog was done in a stream-of-conscious style from a feminine viewpoint. This could easily have been done from a male or even a child’s perspective; the demands on time and excuses, justifications we shall also call them, would be just as numerous.

“Don’t wait” means just that: Don’t wait.

What are you ...

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