The Writing Addiction-Your Best Habit

 To be a good writer you first have to write...   Sounds like a given but it is often the hardest step - staying focused and away from distractions. The easiest way to accomplish this is to make a daily writing HABIT. Definition of Habit - an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become … Continue reading The Writing Addiction-Your Best Habit

Craft of Editing – Bringing Out the Story’s Shine

Still editing? Most writers struggle through the rough drafts, and don't even enjoy the relief when the story finally has an end, or celebrate when it's finished.  Why?  Well of course, because the larger, and never-ending editing, looms in front of us!  Seems like most of our time is dedicated to this process, even though we wish … Continue reading Craft of Editing – Bringing Out the Story’s Shine

Planning Your Writing – Is An Unedited Writing Spree Worth the Time?

Do you plan your scenes or write without the internal editor turned on? I Just finished the April Camp NaNoWriMo, which is an exercise in writing fluently, and without the internal editor to stop the writing flow. I was able to make my goal, but now I have to go back and edit. Of course, … Continue reading Planning Your Writing – Is An Unedited Writing Spree Worth the Time?