While my previous post on this topic made clear that community is an important part of writing, there are some times this isn't true. One of these times is when members of your community bring you down, or constantly talk about failure as a writer. Often on my timeline, I see writers talking about how … Continue reading When Community Hurts
I was tagged by H. A. Lynn to do the WIP Naughty List, so here I go! Hope you enjoy. THE RULES: Provide a brief description of your novel before beginning. NO MORE THAN FIVE SENTENCES. If your cast is fewer than 15 characters, you can't use the same name more than twice. If your cast … Continue reading WIP Naughty List
Why do writers need community again?
Chiky tagged me in this, so now I have to do it! The Hallows Tag, a Halloween-themed writer tag! RULES #1 – Provide a BRIEF description of your novel before starting. My unnamed novel (I call it SS) follows the story of Madeleine Ashwater, a dysfunctional photographer in a large city in the Pacific Northwest. … Continue reading ALL HALLOWS TAG
You may not want to get to know me after hearing these ten answers.
The title tells all!
What can you do to prevent and treat comma splices and run-ons?
When a writer sketches out a book
I've been reflecting on the presence of writing in my life, and as I slowly edge my way back into writing daily, it is hard. Even though I feel like my writing process is much healthier and more productive than ages past, I find myself stunted by novice mistakes time and time again. To counteract this, I've hunted … Continue reading Clint Smith, Writing, and Changing My Mind