Now… if you have a sense of humor that is at all like mine, you read this cartoon and laughed for about five minutes…then cried because it’s really NOT funny when you are a writer experiencing “Writer’s Block”. And I spent a great deal of time arguing with myself about Writer’s Block. Is it really a … More How do you deal with Writer’s Block?
Good Morning! It is a beautiful spring day and I am sitting here trying to figure out exactly what to say that will keep you reading the long post below… (This post also appears on my weebly blog) Better to just jump in I suppose. I won’t go in to all the boring “about … More Writing Process Blog Tour | JC Morrows
As I sit here pondering just what to write in my next review, I think back to the books I’ve read in the past. As much as I would LOVE to tell you that I was a dewy-eyed teenager mooning over Edward Cullen, I must admit that I was nearly past my twenties before … More Apparently you don’t need “talent”.
What is the dilemma you ask. The dilemma is this: Do you follow where you characters lead or are you determined to keep the story on the course you’ve already determined for it? This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately. As I have written my story, it has taken quite a few … More The existential dilemma of whether or not to follow your characters wherever they might lead.
I have given up all pretense of having much other than NaNoWriMo on my mind this month. Yesterday I talked about the different NaNoPersonas I’ve encountered in this, my first year of NaNoWriMo. Today I am going to talk about the different goals we all have and how they may differ from the beginning of … More NaNoGoals – What are yours?
In case you haven’t noticed, my blog posts this month have been all over the place. What’s that? You didn’t notice? Oh well… they have been. I’m not someone who is used to writing a blog post every single day and get my word count for NaNoWriMo and do everything else I have to do … More Go with the flow…
It sounds easy doesn’t it? It’s NOT! Just over 2 years ago, I started writing the Andarii Chronicles. I woke up one morning from the most intriguing dream I’ve ever had and I couldn’t wait to tell someone about it. When I did, she said “You should write about that. It would make a great … More YES! That easy… and That Hard!
– You can not write simply to get the ending you “like”. It doesn’t work that way. A writer will be the first one to tell you that they write the story but they don’t always get to dictate where the story goes. A story often has a mind of it’s own and you … More Hard Lessons learned about Writing and Life
I am still fairly new to social media but I can not help noticing something amiss in the world of blogging. Has anyone else noticed all the “learn to write” articles, courses and advertisements posted every day? Or is it just me? I don’t just mean one a day either. More like twenty new ones … More Writers… real writers, don’t need to learn how to write. We need help editing, rewriting or getting published.