Letting Myself in Between the Lines
As a creative youth, I often thought about ways of telling stories in new and unexpected ways. Yet, what emerged from my fingertips was often dry and totally devoid of personality. What went wrong? I didn’t let myself in between the lines. For so long, I felt all I’d ever amount to was a prolific […]
Why You Should Write a Memoir
Before you decide to write a memoir, it’s important to consider the reasons why you want to write it. You also need to be aware of the potential challenges that you may face.
How to Overcome Blogging Burnout
If you’re experiencing blogger burnout and you’re thinking of giving up on content creation, don’t give up on all of it. Instead, take a step back.
How Becoming a Better Editor Made Me a Better Writer
Since the 2020 pandemic, my primary focus in my life was to make the best of my writing archives. As of September 2022, however, my focus has shifted slightly: make my writing archives better. This is, in fact, a very straightforward process. Find the posts that used to get love and improve them, then find […]
Every Collection of Complete Works is Necessarily Incomplete
Incompleteness has been written about extensively in fields such as mathematics and philosophy. Sadly, it isn’t at all frequently discussed when it comes to volumes of complete works. A collection of complete works is supposed to be a group or set of literary, musical, artistic, or academic works created by a single author. Yet, one […]
8 Ideas to Keep Your Mind Creative
We’ve all had moments when we’re sitting at our desk, staring at a blank screen, and wondering how we’re going to come up with that next great idea. Some people turn to their trusted friends, while others head straight to the internet in search of inspiration. Still others grab their sketchbooks and start brainstorming away, […]
Why Editors Are Not Failed Writers
It’s likely that you may have heard the saying “most editors are failed writers,” and this sentiment is not only untrue, but quite insulting.
The Art of the Essay
The art of the essay is a practice much like medicine and law. There are no predefined rules besides conventions of grammar holding together your thoughtforms, what we call words.
Feeding the Silent Majority Keeps Me Writing
Realizing how toxic the social media atmosphere of 2022 had become led to me completely ditching social media in exchange for a “silent majority” approach.
5 Reasons Why You Should Embrace Your Inner Critic as a Writer
How to Turn Your Harshest Judge into Your Biggest Writing Ally We all have an inner critic when it comes to our writing. Even the most experienced authors spend time questioning their work before submitting it or putting it out into the world. This little voice in your head can be both helpful and harmful […]