January

January 30, 2017
the myth

The Myth of the "Real" Writer and How to Fight It

Are you a “real” writer? One of the myths I most detest is that writers must meet some sort of litmus test to be “real”.  I first happened across […]
January 22, 2017
getting things done

Getting Things Done: For Writers

Getting things done is a critical element to your success as a writer. The better you are at conation (a fancy word for the art of […]
January 15, 2017
boredom for a good idea

This Little-Known Trick Can Generate a Good Idea for Your Next Story

Ever needed a good idea for a story and felt completely stumped? You know the feeling, that agonizing hum of dead air between the ears when you most need inspiration? If you’re […]
January 8, 2017
opening lines

3 Templates for Opening Lines that Ensnare, Captivate, and Enthrall

Sometimes, the hardest part of writing a story is crafting opening lines. The way you begin your story, whether it’s a short story, novella, or novel […]
January 1, 2017
what to write

What to Write in 2017

New Year’s resolutions: Most are compounded in a surfeit of sparkly-eyed impulsiveness brought on by a combination of alcohol and hubris. What results from unattainable goal-setting is […]
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