They say you're supposed to write what you know. If Jon Snow were a writer he'd write nothing... because "you know nothing, Jon Snow." Terrible jokes aside, I hope you all have a great weekend! Writing what you know is a great way to start, but don't limit yourself to that. Reach into the beyond, … Continue reading Friday Fun – Write What You Know
This week for Friday Fun, I'm going to let you tell me the jokes for once! They better be at least, if not more, funny than mine. It's "Calvin and Hobbes," so really this should be a piece of cake. If it's creative enough, I'll post the one I like the most next week! This … Continue reading Friday Fun – Fill In The Blanks
This one is a re-post. An oldie, but a goodie! If you want to love what you do, than listen to Hobbes. Of course the end result is important, but it's crucial to enjoy the process. Otherwise, what's the point? Once you put your fingers to the keyboard, you'll realize whether or not you like … Continue reading Friday Fun – Learning to Love Writing
Happy New Year! It's 2018, and that means whatever you want it to mean. It can be just another day, or it can be a fresh start. This is a new year, and you can throw out all the waste and bad mojo from last year and leave it in the dump. How cool is … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for a Writer
I just really can never get enough of these two. I'm a big fan of the last-minute panic technique. If only I could create that for myself on a daily basis...
Who would have thought you'd learn one of the most important lessons of writing from a 6-year-old boy and his imaginary tiger friend? Writing is an art and a business. The balance is tough, but once you understand the balance there's no question that you'll enjoy every moment of what you do.