Hi SEers. John with you again today. It is no secret that most of us work in a solitary state when we are working on a story. It is great to have feedback on what we have written. Sadly, it is not always practical to get third-party opinions on all the directions or nuances … Continue reading Five Ways to Know You Are Doing Good Work on Each Writing Session
Hi SEers, it is John with you today. We are going to take a little time out for a mental health break. Yup, that’s right. There comes a time when we all need to sit back and have someone tell us about the writing life. We know it can be a struggle, but all too … Continue reading Quotes on Writing from Famous Writers
Hi, SEers John with you again today. In the past, I have discussed some of the theories around being the best we can be. Today I would like to get into a classic psychological theory that a writer may find helpful should a desire to change some aspects of the writing life be present now … Continue reading Want to Make a Change in Process? Here is Lewin’s Change Theory to Help
Hello SEers. John with you today. I think we all could use a little fun today. I was doing some research (ahem, make that surfing the net) when I came across an article from the Guardian UK describing several author-provided rules for writing. I was taken with the list of Richard Ford, Pulitzer Prize-winning … Continue reading Often Funny – Author Invented Rules for Writing
Hi SEers. John with you today. I had a sudden awakening before writing this post, and it made me feel somewhat uncomfortable. I think I can describe it but bear with me. To try, I will give you a hypothetical entry in my diary. (I really don't have a diary, but it makes it a little … Continue reading Why Am I Avoiding Working on My WIP?