Resuming work on a long standing work in progress, after completing a totally different manuscript in a different genre is like riding your childhood bike as an adult. It feels smaller, like you’ve outgrown it, and you or it need some repairs. Here’s where leveling with yourself reveals it’s not you, it’s your book! I’m right … More Diving back in #amediting #amwriting #revisions
I have some pretty epic ideas bubbling at the surface but can’t seem to make coherent sense of any of them yet. I googled ‘Ernest Hemingway quote’ and lo and behold, he knew just what to say. As per usual.
Love this article/post/website rant on the terrible moves new writers make by badass author Chuck Wendig. After 2 books, I still find it important to stay vigilant! and Watch out! against amateur stuff like telegraphing and dialogue. Take a peek if you dare! http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/08/26/i-smell-your-rookie-moves-new-writers/
Just returned from a 12-day whirlwind in Europe, the whole time during which I was thinking about edits or how to clinch that tricky plot line. Okay, not the whole time. But enough to where I’m excited to be home and ready to attack! Writing can be hard sometimes, difficult to draw out exactly what … More Writing Motivation or Getting Back on that Plane #amwriting #amediting #shia
Loving the encouragement today and always! Hope it hits the spot for all you writers and creative types out there. Reblogged on WordPress.com Source: 12 Positive Affirmations for Writers!