If you're a writer, even a beginner writer, you've heard of the writing process. Brainstorm, Research, Outline, Draft, Revise, Edit. But, have you heard of the other writing processes? How about the one that goes Draft, Research, Revise, Edit? What about the one that goes Outline, Research, Draft, Edit, Revise? All writers write differently. There … Continue reading The Writing Processes
If you are a writer then you most likely love to read. That's probably how you fell in love with the idea of writing, by wanting to tell your own story, right? Here's the thing, wanting to tell a story and wanting to write are very different. You can love to read, love stories, and … Continue reading Do You Want To Write?
As Writers, we are very hard on ourselves. We think that everything we write has to be perfect and if it's not we feel as if we failed at writing. This is a false paradigm that we all need to break free from. There is no failing in writing, only feedback and rewriting. Rarely, and … Continue reading No Failing
It's not too late. It's never too late. I don't care how old you are, what you've done with your life, where you live, or how you got there. It's not too late to write a book. The reason you think it's too late is because you're comparing yourself to other writers. Writing is not … Continue reading It’s Not Too Late
It helps me to format my word processor to the specifications for the type of work I'm writing before I start writing. This helps me visualize the book as it's going to be seen when it's finished. For example, when I'm writing my poetry collections, I format my word processor to 5 x 8 and … Continue reading Formatting