The act of writing steals a surprising amount of mental energy! Sometimes it can creep up unknowingly. One moment you're deep into writing an emotional dialogue scene, and the next you're sitting at the blinking cursor on your screen, without a single sentence coming to your mind. When this happens, sometimes it's best to get … Continue reading 5 Activities to do When You Need a Writing Break
A very common fear for a lot of new (and even advanced) writers is the moment where you share your writing with other people. Maybe that's handing over the first couple pages of a novel to your parents or siblings, or submitting a short story for critique in a circle of fellow writers. I know … Continue reading Scared to Share Your Writing? Try These 3 Things!
Hey all. I really really need your help. So my blog has been running for almost two years now (which is AWESOME). I'm nearing my 2nd blogiversary!! Anyways, that's beside the point. Basically, my blog has been running for a while, and it's going pretty well, but I'm kinda facing something hard. I feel like … Continue reading Ideas, Anyone? (A Small Rant + I Need Your Help!)
When you another writing friend who wants you to give them feedback on their story, be it on a writing community or an actual friend, you'll want to know how to give good feedback and not discourage the person when you give them your corrections. It can hinder their productivity and make them not feel … Continue reading Giving Feedback That Doesn’t Hurt (Too Much)