Writers live a hard life. We all might be learning similar skills and be working toward similar goals, but no one is really doing exactly what you're doing in the long run. Every path and every writer is different. But writing is a lonely life, even if we have a community of writers around us, … Continue reading Challenges Writers Face and How to Fight Back
A Writing Goal. Or Is It? Writers deal with rejection. It's happened to the best of us, and it's just a part of being a writer. You might have read an article or two about rejection like how to deal with it, the right mindset to have, famous authors who overcame rejection, etc. But there's … Continue reading Here’s Why Writers Shouldn’t Aim for Hundreds of Rejections
Why Do We Do It? Dorothy Sayers is quoted as saying, "Man is never truly himself unless he is actively creating something," which says quite a bit. There's a lot that goes into writing. It's a craft that we're all constantly learning, but for some it goes beyond knowing how to write a proper sentence, … Continue reading Why Is Writing So Difficult?
As part of the new series I talked about a few weeks ago, I thought I would introduce some major writing blogs writers should know about. Some may be for finding resources, others are by a single author who give lots of great advice. Obviously, these are just a few major blogs you might see. … Continue reading You Should Know About This: Writing Blogs (Part 1)