Writing–it’s what we do. All kinds of writing in all seasons of the year, every month, every week. The daily flow of words rolls forth into blog posts and journals, articles, web pages, book chapters, and more. Words are the currency used to transact ideas to and from others. What have you done with your[…]
The subject matter of your writing project is outstanding. Most of the research is complete. A working outline lives a life of its own in your head. In your mind, the whole piece is nearly written. You talk it, breath it, eat it, sleep it. But there’s a dark side hidden from view. A look[…]
Writer’s block is what they call it. You know, that stuck place where words dry up, where thoughts and ideas vanish into thin air. Every writer is faced with it from time to time, even you. There are unlimited ways to free yourself from the sticky grasp of this dreaded plague. And most all of[…]
I saw one of those lists on Facebook not long ago of things that are gone now. It saddened me to see that writing letters ranked right up there with 8-tracks and phone booths. Is it true that letter writing holds no value today? Can that really be true? Oh no!
The writer’s point of view is part of what makes you unique. No one else sees, hears, or experiences things just exactly the way you do. Therefore, no one can write your story but you! We might have the same facts before us. Maybe we’ve experienced something side-by-side. But the truth remains; we will each[…]
Is writing hard for you? Do you avoid it for any reason that comes to mind? If this is you, then your day of freedom has come. Free writing is the answer!
Do you keep a daily journal? (I’ve asked you that before. It may come up again!) Why is keeping a journal such a big deal? Simply put, if you’re not journaling, you’re missing out on these seven great writer creativity tools! The writer in me is always interested in stirring up my creativity. Yours is,[…]