It is the lack of focus and/or obstacles that derail one from writing. It is the struggle to stay motivated in the face of adversity. And sometimes? It’s a manifestation of writer’s block.
Here are potential problems, and things to try to fix the problem.
How do you keep your focus on your writing?
What if the creatures of folklore existed alongside us? How would we need to rearrange our taxonomic systems to incorporate them? What sorts of diseases would we need to watch out for? And what could you do to keep them away from your magnolias?
Language exists for one reason — to convey a thought or concept.
So what makes a word real? To me? If you’ve successfully conveyed your thought, you’ve used real words.
I am a huge fan of serendipity. That moment when you realize something about your world or your character or … More
We hear TONS of writing advice, but the only true writing advice is “do what works for you.” But, that doesn’t mean some of that advice doesn’t have its place — if you use it the right way.
In part 1 of this to-be-randomly-appearing series, I talk about the top 3 writing advice bits I hear:
- – Write what you know
- – Write every day
- – Show, don’t tell.
They all have their place… if you don’t take them to the extremes.