Today’s writing prompt will help you envision the best writing routine for yourself so that you become a better and more efficient writer. Keep reading to see the full writing prompt and my completed version of it.(more…)
This Sunday, reflect on and summarize the week you just had in your writing via fiction or nonfiction, or both. Keep reading to see today’s full writing prompt, as well as a brief summary of the current progress I’m making on my novel, a few book reviews, and more.(more…)
If you use more than one type of device to write on a regular basis, have you ever noticed how the device you’re using affects your writing? I have. Keep reading to see what I noticed.(more…)
Most authors write about people and places they come across in real life, experiences they’ve had or want to have, and stories they’ve encountered before. Do you? Do you write autobiographical fiction?(more…)
When you write, does what you write affect your mood? Or does your mood affect what you write?
Have you ever thought of mood-based writing? Is there any other kind of writing? And is there a way to use mood-based writing to your advantage?(more…)
Knowing who your readers are is important. But there is a chicken-egg type of conundrum when considering your audience as a writer. Does your audience already exist and all you have to do is reach them wherever they are? Or does what you write, based on your interests and experiences, build your audience?(more…)
The vocation of writing entails equal parts torture and triumph. It is sometimes a blessing … and sometimes a curse. At least, if you’re doing it right and have a somewhat healthy sense of self.
Today, assume that your compulsion to write is a blessing. And, even if only momentarily, assume that you are “good” at what you do. Then ask yourself: what makes your writing yours? What makes you “good” at writing, or what makes you a good writer, whatever that’s supposed to mean?(more…)