Make an Outline… or Don’t.

I. Making outlines is helpful to some writers. Depending on what I’m writing, I actually write outlines. Not always, because they can be cumbersome and a waste of time if I choose to format them. Outlines help organize your thoughts. They also make it easier to see the pacing of your fiction. If you noticeContinue reading “Make an Outline… or Don’t.”

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WTT: A Change of Scenery

Occasionally, as a writer, we believe that we have to have a a special room or space in which to write. In fact, I posted about this a while ago. We do need a space where we won’t be interrupted. But that doesn’t have to be at home. It could be your car or aContinue reading “WTT: A Change of Scenery”

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WTT: Be Loud and Proud

The quote from Stephen King’s On Writing is pretty powerful. Stephen King, one of the world’s most well known author (I won’t say popular because a fair amount of people don’t like his work… but they do know his name), was once ashamed of his own writing.   I have spent a good many years since— too many,Continue reading “WTT: Be Loud and Proud”

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It’s My Handy Dandy… Everything! (part 1) (repost)

Writing can take up a lot of space. Ok, my writing takes up a lot of space-maybe you are organized-I’m not. Writing takes up space somewhere and if you are working on multiple pieces, or long pieces for that matter, it can get pretty hard to keep track of your progress and your plot. For that reason, I am tellingContinue reading “It’s My Handy Dandy… Everything! (part 1) (repost)”

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It’s My Handy Dandy… Everything! (part 1)

Writing can take up a lot of space. Ok, my writing takes up a lot of space-maybe you are organized-I’m not. Writing takes up space somewhere and if you are working on multiple pieces, or long pieces for that matter, it can get pretty hard to keep track of your progress and your plot. For that reason, I am tellingContinue reading “It’s My Handy Dandy… Everything! (part 1)”

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