Is your main character always an aspect of yourself – in other words, are your characters just you? I’m not talking about Mary Sue characters – those are bad through and through. What about your characters that are well written – … Continue reading Are your characters always you?
One thing that we messy writers need to learn is this – failure is not fatal. The key thing, as a writer, is to tell interesting stories. It does not matter if you write a story and most people don’t … Continue reading Failure is not fatal
There is a lie that abounds in certain circles of the so-called “natural writer”. But there is no such thing. It is a lie that exists like a secret false religion, perpetrated by people who should know better. A lie … Continue reading The lie of the so-called “natural writer”