From Kristi Holl, here are some great suggestions for freshening up your writing. For example, turn off the computer and go outside.
Even if you are not doing any of the challenges this November, you can take a giant step toward completing a current project by reading some of the blogs, following Facebook pages, or downloading resources. Today’s post on Tara Lazar’s blog is from James Burks, a graphic novelist, but is not about writing, at least not directly. It is about becoming a runner. It’s a quick read and worth it. The link below will take you there.
Sometimes each of us slams up against a writing wall. Then, the house needs to be cleaned. Office supply shopping sounds like great fun, and a ten mile hike in the rain is irresistible. Click on the link for some great ways to get back on track.
Here’s the most important tip for all writers at every level. Can you guess what it is?
In this post Nomad War Machine (love it) quotes a poem by Sir Philip Sidney about writer’s block. Can you believe they had it back in the 16th century? The last line is the keeper, of course, “look into thy heart and write,” but right now “sunburned brain” resonates as much.
The Query Tracker Blog is a terrific resource for both experienced and beginning writers. This entry is about three destructive patterns of thinking.
Picture books are great for many things. Sermons and lessons? Not so much.
The link below leads to an excellent article about the difference between a book with a powerful universal theme and a teachy tome.
Check out the other articles on the site, too.
Have you had a setback in your writing career? You are not alone. Here’s an article about some writers who conquered adversity. You can too. Persistence: it’s the only secret.