The Talent Myth

The Talent Myth

Today I’m starting a series of blogs about how you can cultivate mastery over your writer’s mindset.  What is a writer’s mindset? I like to think of it as your belief system, which comprises your habitual thoughts and attitudes toward your writing. It is what you are...
Mesmerize Readers with Authentic Characters

Mesmerize Readers with Authentic Characters

Fiction writers are always trying to create characters who crackle with authenticity. We strive to create characters who are both familiar and at the same time unique. The familiar provides a sense of comfort and predictability which helps us understand a character at...
7 Steps to Developing a Reliable Writing Habit

7 Steps to Developing a Reliable Writing Habit

Perhaps you fancy yourself a writer, but as much as the activity calls to you, you’re not fulfilling the first dictum of being a writer: writers write. What’s up with that? We could dig deep into analyzing the causes of your avoidance, perhaps uncovering some limiting...