Every writer gets stuck at some point. These sticky points can develop into major writer's block. Before that happens, give these options a try! I've amassed some advice seen and heard around the interwebs for those moments when the words don't want to flow. These are all methods I've tried that have worked for me - maybe they will also work for you!
that is the question... whether tis nobler in the mind to write alone and suffer an anonymous fortune, Or to share said writing against a sea of criticism
Because I can't just have one...
The struggle is real.
Whoa, I'm halfway there... Whoa-oh, livin' on a prayer!
The circadian flow of writing
Recently I decided to download Scrivener, a software program designed for writers. I'd been getting half-off codes for Scrivener for the past 10 years or so as part of Nanowrimo's winner prize package. I figured it could be helpful in writing the last book of the Wolf Point series, to bring together all the information … Continue reading a love letter to scrivener
Like most writers, I enjoy listening to music while I write. But you gotta have music that fits your writing mood! I often also prefer music without lyrics - pop music makes me want to sing and dance so it really doesn't help me when I write. This Nanowrimo I already have a few go-to artists … Continue reading writing music
As April winds to an end, I find myself in the midst of two things: finishing up my story for Camp Nanowrimo, and preparing Scavengers for release later this week! Currently I'm at around 18,500 words in "The Madman," which will be a second Wolf Point prequel novella. I only need to write about 500 … Continue reading a week of writing and revising
You'd think, after having four giant snowstorms in as many weeks and getting a number of days off from work for that very reason, with nothing to do other than sit in my apartment alone, that I would have done MUCH more writing than I have. Nope. Yesterday cabin fever set in and I had … Continue reading writing weather?