Backspace and delete. These two keys will become your best friends when editing your draft. But wait! You’re not there yet. You’re just trying to get started on a writing project in the first place and you want to know what to look out for. Great place to start. Here are three mistakes to avoidContinue reading “3 Writing Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make”
Spend 5 minutes on #AuthorTwitter and you’ll see tweet after tweet lamenting the gloomy spell cast over every writer at one point or another. An off day can easily turn into a week or a month, bringing on a bout of depression like no other. I’m here to help. Let’s talk about where you write.Continue reading “What to do when you have the writing blues”
When you’re feeling low and unaccomplished, remember that writing is a process. Everyone approaches it differently. Some writers release new books every month and other spend years on their debut manuscript. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, don’t beat yourself up. Work at your own pace.
Pull yourself out of that writing slump by plopping down at the computer to bleed. Freewriting is exactly what it sounds like: a few minutes of pure, unburdened writing. You can say anything you want and not worry about spelling, grammar, or making any sense.