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I’ve been talking about how to deal with criticism, and I’d like to talk a bit about how to deal with criticism that you disagree with. There are a lot of reasons that people will dislike your work that have nothing to do with your work.
National Novel Writing Month starts the first of November, and a couple of times in the past week I’ve had people ask, “How can I make the most of nanowrimo?”
Today’s question comes from an Instagram user who asks, “Where can I find the motivation to write?”
Horror—the art of scaring people.
Or is it? Is horror really the experience of having someone put in inexplicable peril with no obvious way out?
THE ONE WITH ALL THE LISTS When I was in college, I wrote a story and—on the advice of my professor—entered it into a competition. It won third place, and as I considered my fifty dollars, I realized that I had made over twice the minimum wage writing that story. So I wondered, “If I […]
If there were just one thing that I needed to know to become a great writer, what would it be?
How do you make an idea your own? I think that you have to invest yourself into it fully. You have to reinvent it.
As a writer, I know that reviews can help, but they don’t make or break sales.
Sometimes you’re not in the mood to write, but you know that you should. Maybe you’ve set a goal and hope to reach it, or you’re on a deadline. Here are a few strategies that you can use to get started: