Monthly archives: July, 2018

Writing Through Adversity?

Writing through adversity, huh? Probably not the most uplifting blog topic. However, unless you lead some sort of charmed life, the ugly truth is that outside events will eventually impact your writing-world—illness, accidents, relationship-ending love-life complications, serious financial blows, deaths. For artists, it feels as if there’s often an added layer of complication heaped upon …

To be, or not to be

Verbing is hard. Mostly because there are so freaking many of them. But verbs are arguably our most powerful asset as writers to paint the picture within our reader’s minds. Which is why any form of the verb “to be” should be avoided if at all possible. This is extremely hard, let me tell you. …

Don’t Limit Yourself

Today, I’d like to talk about the two most damaging words in any language, anywhere: I can’t It makes me a little bit sad to think of all of the amazing things that could have been, had they not fallen victim to those two words. All that potential lost. What’s worse is that it’s a …