It’s important to have a writing process to remain disciplined, and since the stay at home orders, it’s been hard to maintain. In fact, if not for the due dates on my syllabus I’d have no clue about time and date. From what I’ve seen, mine is not an isolated problem; a lot of writers … Continue reading Write Your Novel in 3 Easy Steps
One of the questions I get in interviews or see all the time in writer chat groups is, “How do I contend with ‘writer’s block?’." I have learned the hard way not to answer that question. It’s a trap. Most indie or untrained writers, it seems, see this as an opportunity to pontificate, and they … Continue reading Don’t make me hit you with my writer’s block.
First of all, happy New Year (as it were). I’ve been waiting to post since my website’s going to transition to another host any day now...since February. I’m done waiting. I miss you guys. I don’t know about you, but I’m fairly terrified of the world right now as I sit here in quarantine. So … Continue reading Still Here!
That was not cool, guys. So, when I last left this blog, the W.I.S.E. team was staring me down angrily, waiting for me to write, regardless of my pantsless, meticulous outline. My editor had strongly suggested I abandon my pantser (as in, seat of one’s pants, making things up as I go along) style of … Continue reading Time to Pull Up My Pants