Category: Writerly Things

Take a Break; It’s Okay

It’s okay to take a break, to quit, for a moment. Quit for a day, a week, a month, two years. It’s okay. Think of it as a break, a hiatus, or a vacation, but...

Novel Writing & Playwrighting Similarities

A novel is a larger slice of life than a play. Reader’s don’t follow a character from birth until death (usually) so it would make sense that there are items left open or unresolved when the story wraps itself up…

February Goal Check-In

It’s hard to belive February is over already. I had a productive month despite how busy the last show kept me. I’ve got a whole new set of goals for March and I’ve already started...

10,000 Words & 10 Readers

As I mentioned during this week’s Writing States post, I’m planning to participate in a new challenge this March called “10,00 & 10” Novel Writing Challenge. The goal of this challenge is to write the...

Goal Check-In

Hello folks, We have reached the end of the first month of 2017, how have you goals for this year been progressing? The reading and writing related goals I had set for myself

WQ – Solving Problems

A writer doesn’t solve problems. He allows them to emerge. – Fredrich Durrenmatt. I came across this quote by Fredrich Durrenmatt late last week and I have fallen in love with it.

Au_XY – Marcus’s Project

Along with sharing some of my own writing and thoughts on writing (and books, etc) on this blog, I also want to help promote what my fellow writers are doing. This week, my  friend Marcus...

Year in Review

Another year, gone. Looking back on 2016, this year has not been the best, many have said. I can agree with that, but a lot of good things have happened this year for me also....

WQ – Art Supports Life

It starts with this: put your desk in the corner, and every time you sit down there to write, remind yourself why it isn’t in the middle of the room. Life isn’t a support-stystem for art. It’s the other way around. – Stephen King

Planner or Pantser?

I like to get a general outline of my character/story/scene/etc. and then I start writing and I let things develop from there. I’ve found I need to just get a few ideas out and start working on them for my mind to continue developing and generating new content.