Monthly archives: March, 2018

Writer’s Block

Some writers don’t believe it exists. Others are paralyzed by it’s clutches. Me? Oh, I believe in monsters. The post today is a few tips on how to combat writer’s block. My first defense against the WB is to search for answers to some basic questions. Am I writing because of a deadline? Am I …

Description is Not a Sin

I have a problem, the reverse of what many of my fellow writers struggle with. I am terse. I don’t dump words on the page like water pouring over a cliff. Years as a professional editor and doctoral student show up in first drafts full of compact prose. Word count is not my friend, but unlike …