Coming out of my post last week about inspired versus forced words, I was trying to figure out why I’ve struggled with certain projects lately yet excelled with others. The one story I had been opening weekly and adding meagre words […]
If you follow us on social media, I’m sure you’ve noticed that during the start of 2017 the three of us started sharing posts from our early days, or other websites. Reading my old blog posts is fun and thought […]
In many things, intention does not count. Unexamined bias? Harmful stereotypes? The best of intentions can not fix these things. But you intend something when you write a story. Maybe you intend some deep, profound statement. Maybe it’s a general sense […]
One of my 2017 goals is to submit each of my three shelved stories three times each by December 31st. This sounds relatively easy, right? The stories are written. They’ve been polished –two edited by a writer who is amazing […]
Today we have a wonderful guest post by former Inkette Jessica Corra, anthology editor for Queens & Courtesans!
In James Scott Bell’s new book on writing, Just Write, he has a whole section devoted to writer life. Flipping through, I found the header on writing paralysis caused by over-analysis. Arguably, this is the reason why writing books aren’t […]