How to Tackle a Difficult Scene

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”Sylvia Plath Ever experienced that scene that you can't get past? Something's not working properly. Maybe the narrative doesn't make sense, the plot is not … Continue reading How to Tackle a Difficult Scene

Underwriting vs. Overwriting: Solutions

“When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done.”Steven King Writers around the world struggle with one of these … Continue reading Underwriting vs. Overwriting: Solutions

Editing and Revising: How To Get Started

Editing and revising can be the most tasking, yet ore rewarding part of the writing process. Why? Well, reading a polished version of your work is incredibly satisfying. Your first draft is just a concotion of your ideas and sloppy writing, but an edited second draft adds immense clarity you your writing. You are reimmersed … Continue reading Editing and Revising: How To Get Started