What Makes Writers Write?

Encouragement from a community of writers. Coffee. Holding ourselves accountable. Watching a habit form. An idea that we're really, really excited about. The impending deadline of incredible awards and fellowships. Getting really positive feedback from someone who's opinion we respect. Getting really negative feedback and writing just to prove that harsh criticism won't stop us. Being surrounded by … Continue reading What Makes Writers Write?

The War of Art

Here are some of the best quote's from Steven Pressfield's excellent book, The War of Art. “If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), "Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?" chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.” “Are you paralyzed … Continue reading The War of Art

Annie Proulx’s Rules for Writing

1. Proceed slowly and take care. 2. To ensure that you proceed slowly, write by hand. 3. Write slowly and by hand only about subjects that interest you. 4. Develop craftsmanship through years of wide reading. 5. Rewrite and edit until you achieve the most felicitous phrase/sentence/paragraph/page/story/chapter. Source.

Brand New Website!

We are so excited to be launching our brand new website. For those of you who have recently started reading this blog and/or following us, here is some information on who we are. We're a coworking space that caters to writers, so naturally we wanted to start a blog with the same intention. We hope you've been … Continue reading Brand New Website!