Then, being serious about writing meant considering writing to be something I could professionally pursue. So I did.
Now, taking writing seriously means creating finer writing goals and drawing up an actionable plan to achieve these goals.
I've snooped around the Internet to get you 9 worth-buying items that your writing valentine will love. Whether they are a fiction writer, screenwriter, or even poet, there is something special in this list for them. You just have to buy and give it to them.
The Trials and Tribulations of a Writer is a new series that’ll encapsulate my thoughts, struggles, questions, and in-time journey as a writer. I got the title from an amazing professor I had last semester. And even though this post…
However long it takes, there needs to be some season for focusing on (some level of) mastery in the art of writing before actively working toward publishing a book or piece
I've given a lot of thought to what I want to write this year and how I want to really take charge of my writing career.
All that was fun, and I'd honestly do it over again but it's time to get down to business and pivot toward the right direction so that I can focus on my writing career and accomplish my writing goals.
That's the pivotal point I'm in, understanding this writing journey I'm on, and getting a clearer picture of where I want to go.
I've just got over the hump of midterm week, I think, and I'm honestly just trying to make it to finals week in one piece...I also realized that it's okay if I don't get everything done at the exact moment that I want it done
I am not perfect and mistakes are bound to happen when writing. But if these mistakes distract readers from the story then this mistake has got to be dealt with. Because when I publish a story ( and soon a novel ) I want people to read my story and enjoy its events, not be distracted by my grammar
After embarrassing myself on a train fumbling with a notebook and pencil I learned that there were some things to consider whenever I go to buy my writer's notebook. And some things for you to consider too. Your writer's notebook should suit you and your stories.
With low maintenance, I get to make money doing something I'm already doing, writing fiction...
Being able to use books to make new furniture has definitely topped the cake for me. Imagine making a small table structure using old books and topping it off with a paper mache top.
I have always struggled with work management and attaining productivity that produced good and progressing results. But ... I think I've gotten into a really effective groove.
If you want to write a decent or really good essay quickly you first have to know what your teacher wants. What does he/she want you to know and write?
Honestly, I'm sort of laughing at these three clues because although they are accurate clues, the story is nothing like what these three sound like alone.
Wanting to find a routine or strategy to help me move past a couple of pages I stumbled upon outlining and plotting in my research and web surfing.
Reading lists can take forever to finish. But they don't have to. Whether you've got to clean out your library like I do or just are excited to read great books and can't wait to move on. You've got 12 tips to help speed up the process and definitely not the procrastination.
Though when writing I did notice how tricky it could be when deciding where to place these natural imperfections. People process text and speech differently. So while I do want my dialogue (for that text and on) to exhibit the kind of imperfections that natural speech has, I can't just place them anywhere and everywhere. That'll just make my dialogue hard to understand and more unnatural...
Move books on and off your shelf easily with these 21 methods. You decide which methods fit your quirky or unique aesthetic tastes. These methods can be used for your home library, school library, book store shelves, or office library. Depending on your aesthetic and level of quirkiness, one of these methods is just right for you.
I was successful with moving this story along past a couple of pages. Except I just started the story over. Deleting most of it, saving only a paragraph or two...But how do I actually get the book done and write past a few pages?
after you figure out your writing goals and min-goals (things you’re aiming for related to writing) come up with a plan of action. The plan of action can best be recorded or illustrated as a road map. This road map put outlines and organizes your goal into a plan of action.
Every writing session won’t be perfect or the same. But if I have the chance or am faced with the opportunity to be more productive in writing sessions I can apply these adjustments & accommodations to write more and write better.
I soon realized that I was burnt out. So I took a vacation and it is the best thing I have done to further my writing so far...
But then I realized I am unable to point out my weakness, especially the biggest ones, because I am not separate from my writing: unable to analyze my writing unbiasedly, I
And now when I look into my google docs I have multiple pieces in progress: I am juggling them all to the finish line...after a week or so I noticed that I had almost abandoned some of my older pieces.
I was un-healthily taking too long to get my first words down draining myself of all my inspiration and ideas...
Questions and more questions can continue to form, trying to decide what type of writing to do. What should I write? is a question that I had to ask myself over and over again when I got serious...
And after taking the right creative writing class that had me writing one or two pieces every week, I knew more than the first time I “knew” that I wanted to write.