Here’s some great advice about overcoming fear and rediscovering the joy of writing.
Here’s an author who has built a career on his very unique background and his amazing special interest. (I discovered him on Twitter this morning.) What is your unique set of interests? How can you share it in your books?
If your story does not touch the emotions of your reader in some way, it will not last. In order for this to happen, it has to be important, emotionally, to you. Here’s a great post about how to make that happen.
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Here’s a loosening up guide I wrote for artists. With a little imagination, its principles apply to writers too. Its purpose is to give creators permission to access original material by temporarily suspending judgment.
A spiritual teacher once advised students to “work, but let go of the results.”
The free online guide will help you understand what this means. Click on the link. Each set of exercises is short, but they might help you find the work you are to do that nobody else can do–work that is not “like” someone else’s. Sound scary? It is, sort of, but you will astonish yourself.
Here’s a post that’s sure to inspire any literary or visual artist. It was written for picture book people, but it’s great for painters and novelists, too.