When do you think you’ve achieved success as a writer? When you’ve made a certain amount of money from your writing? When you’ve attained a certain number of dedicated readers? …(more…)
What You Should and Should Not Care About as a Writer
It’s easy to get distracted by all sorts of things as a writer, especially after you share your writing with others. But once you take a breath and center yourself, you’ll see that there are certain things you should care about as a writer… and certain things that you should not. Some things are just more important than others, and it’s important to weed out those things that aren’t.(more…)
Today’s writing prompt is all about perspective and capturing what a character is thinking and feeling. Keep reading to see the full prompt and my completed version of it.(more…)
Are most writers introverts?
Reading about, writing about, relating to, discrediting, and mocking MBTI personality types is all the rage these days. There’s even a Geico commercial out right now mocking them. –You know the commercial that has a woman in a diner telling the gecko that she is an introvert, which is rare (*cue the intended sarcasm*)?– Regardless, I have a theory about writers when it comes to personality types…(more…)
Recently I made a big decision. I decided to write the current novel I’m working on in the first person, singular voice. It’s a work in progress, so we’ll see if this decision remains. However, there are still a lot of other decisions I need to make regarding this work in progress. One of them involves fictional tenses.(more…)