Want to take your writing seriously? Me too! Follow along as I discover what it takes to become a real writer.
Would I ever really finish a novel? The answer was yes. I did finish a novel. I did start to take my writing seriously. You can escape the endless cycle of abandonment and write something brilliant.
Well, it happened. After years of practice and dreaming of being a writer, I finally published my first book!
my reluctance to own the title “writer” may have actually held me back from the kind of bold moves that I secretly wanted to take.
Greetings, Writer Tribe! Last week I wrote about how taking the plunge and claiming the name writer can influence your thoughts and work. At the beginning of the week I set my goal to write two blog posts, two freelance articles for the paper, and two chapters of my novel. All of which I did…except for the novel…
There’s a lot of writer advice out there that errs on the side of keeping it up at all costs. “You can work through anything!” “Never quit!” “Think of how good it will feel when you actually finish this manuscript!” Well, I’m here to say that not all manuscripts are meant to be finished. And some of them should be quit.