With all the positives that have emerged, I’m working to make this new step successful. It’s clear that I am going to have to be incredibly self-disciplined.
One of the most beneficial changes I’ve made to my life in the past two years was to start participating in writing groups. I have been lucky enough to participate in a couple of groups and cannot recommend them enough for anyone looking to increase their writing productivity! The benefits of joining a writing groupContinue reading “Benefits to Joining a Writing Group (and Tips for Finding the Right One!)”
This past week, I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to read the writing of several friends. One of these friends lives across the state, one is traveling through Australia at the moment, and the two others form my local writing group that meets every other week an hour from my town. DespiteContinue reading “What a Week of Reading My Friends’ Writing Taught Me”
Today’s writing goal seems harmless enough: Begin the rough draft of a short story I’ve had in mind this week. But as I begin, I start to rethink that adjective . . . harmless? “Mostly” harmless, after all (that is for you, Douglas Adams fans). Getting started is always the hardest part of writing, atContinue reading “Past the Outline But Before the Draft”