Today’s writing prompt will help you become more self-aware. Keep reading to see the full writing prompt.(more…)
Tag: Writer's Life
Why You Should Write Obituaries for Your Current WIP
Yesterday I wrote an obituary for one of the main characters in the novel I’m working on, and it wasn’t as morbid as I thought it would be. In fact, writing her obituary told me a lot about the character and those who respected and loved her, as well as those who didn’t. It also told me a lot about how characters in my WIP were, or were not, moving its plot along. Here’s why I think you should also write obituaries for the characters in your current WIP (Work In Progress).(more…)
5 Tips for Maintaining a Daily Writing Habit
Writing every single day isn’t as difficult as it seems. At least, not if you do the five things laid out in the post below. Trust me on this. I learned how to keep a daily writing habit the hard way, and I don’t recommend it.(more…)
What makes a writer a writer?
What makes a writer a writer? The answer to this question should be simple. A writer is someone who writes. Period. Right? Or is there more to being a writer, in addition to the mechanical act of putting pen to paper and scrolling some words, or typing a string of words into a digital document?(more…)
NEW SHOP FOR WRITERS & GIVEAWAYS
Hey Daily Drafts & Dialogues writers, a new shop opened up on the Daily Drafts & Dialogues site, just for you. See some of the new items in the shop below, designed with you in mind. Also, read more about giveaways coming soon!(more…)
This wasn’t supposed to happen.
Today’s writing prompt, “This wasn’t supposed to happen.”, will offer you an outlet for your anxieties and paranoia. Keep reading to see today’s full writing prompt and my completed version of it.(more…)
Free Write: What I Want Other Writers to Know
Today’s writing prompt will be meditative for you to write. Keep reading to see the full writing prompt and my completed version of it. And don’t forget to submit your writing to the blog to have your writing featured. Learn more below.(more…)
1950s Writers’ Workshop
Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to have been a writer living in the 1950s? Well, today you can use your imagination and write about it. Keep reading to see the full writing prompt and my completed version of it.(more…)
My recent interview
Quick update. I was recently interviewed by Shoutout Colorado magazine and thought you might want to check it out. You can see the full interview here. Below are a couple of responses to some of the questions they asked me.(more…)
Six ways to read more to write more
If you read more, you’ll have more ideas for your own writing, which means you’ll likely write more. And you’ll probably write better, too.
You’re essentially more likely to avoid writer’s block and be a better writer if you read more.(more…)