Writing only what you know can be a very limiting dictate, especially when it comes to writing fiction. So much of what seeks to pour out of our brains is outside our experience. Award-winning writer Diana Pho suggests some tools to assist us in writing outside our experience(s) and doing it well.
Discovering and perfecting your own unique writing process is a little bit more than just trial and error. Here are some tried and true steps to help you along your way.
How to deal with the mistakes and mishaps you missed while you were writing your masterpiece.
We yearn for it with every word we write, we get depressed when it doesn’t come. But, there are also issues we face when it does come. KM Weiland shares some ideas on what they are and how to deal with them.
Writing a book can sometimes be your greatest joy, other times it can be the source of your worst pain. Here are some reasons from one of the most successful novelists of our time to think about before you consider quitting.
Some excellent ideas from Gary McPherson on keeping your book up to date by avoiding the mention of things (especially current events or celebrities) that will age quickly.
Identifying and dealing with those pesky little things you do as a writer that can annoy your readers.