Lately I’ve fallen into a terrible pattern of writer’s discouragement. I doubt that my writing is good, and I do less writing. I compare myself too much to other writers. Yesterday I finally forced myself to read some notes and got some ideas for revising the next chapter of my fantasy novel. So today, here… Continue reading Battling Discouraged Writer Syndrome
There’s an awesome Poem a Day thing going on over at the Writer’s Digest website! Check the newest one out here. I’m thinking of getting in on it, myself. I want to write more poetry! Does anyone have anything to share about making scrapbooks or journals? I’m excited, because I saw some beautiful hand-made journals… Continue reading Happy Spring! Poem a Day and Handmade Journals Fun
What is Mystical? Dictionary.com defines mystical as: of or relating to supernatural agencies, affairs, occurrences, etc. Have you ever thought about slapping some mystical into your writing? I confess that I never really did, until now. Obviously, I’m writing fantasy, so going on hikes and visiting little circles of mushrooms, known by some as ‘faerie… Continue reading Slap some Mystical into Your Writing!
I suffer from perfectionism when I sit down to write, sometimes. Anyone else? I’m sure others out there do, too… Maybe I should do a thread of posts about this issue. I would also like to finish my Artist’s Way series! It’s just so hard to read it alone…I have trouble following through on doing… Continue reading Perfectionism
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I’d say I’m digging my grave worse, but now I know I’m back to my regular audience of neurodiverse folks and their allies…like I’d thought I was yesterday. That was a bad miscalculation, and I apologize, as I did from pretty much the outset, if you’ll read the thread. I listened…
What is a Writer’s Critique Group? Today I decided it was high time that I write about writer critique groups. A writer critique group is when a group of writers – usually at least three people, often 5-10 – get together to share their writing. The group usually meets weekly, monthly, or every other week.… Continue reading Being Part of a Writer’s Critique Group
A Support System Recently I realized that I don’t have a proper writing support group. Sure, I have a critique group and I submit pieces or chapters to them twice a month, we meet and give each other feedback. But that’s not enough. To really see what I mean, look at the Acknowledgements page of… Continue reading We don’t have to go it alone!