Lost To The Craft Of Writing

But not their words which is one of their legacies. Perhaps that’s one of the reasons we write, to leave a little of us in the world after we move on. This is… Continue reading

How Good Are You At Marketing or Planning?

Just listened to a woman I met a few years ago and she was talking at a seminar a while back. Lisa has been building a stellar career and has become a published… Continue reading

Finished Your 1st Draft? Next…

There’s a great warm feeling that rushes through your veins when ‘finish’ your first draft. You type “The End”, print it out, get the satisfaction as you rap all the pages so they… Continue reading

Need a Writing Prompt

Get your creative juices flowing by getting into the HABIT of writing regularly – daily or weekly is good. There are lots of writing prompt ideas around. Here’s one for you from Writers… Continue reading

Feel Embarrassed About Writing?

Saw this quote and it made me chuckle. Sometimes it does feel that this is a practice that is very self-serving, much like some other things we do in private .. like closet… Continue reading

Why Writing Is The Easy Part!

As writers we agonise over our plot, our charaters, whether we’ve got the right dialogue, if we’re consistent in our timeline, and much much more. We think writing is difficult. And it is.… Continue reading

How To Keep Writing

It happens to the best of us. We burst headlong into a new project idea full of excitement, anticipation, hope. And then the nagging thoughts start to creep in. “What if I can’t… Continue reading

How To Write A Short Story

Came across this little video – well, it’s an hour long actually – but it seems to have a decent approach to writing. Note – this is not a quick and dirty cheat-sheet.… Continue reading

What Makes You Write?

Hard to believe, I know, but not everyone feels compelled to write. Yeah. I don’t get that either. Still, each to their own. For those who do have an insatiable and unstoppable urge… Continue reading

You Can Only Get Better as a Writer