These 6 easy methods can prevent writer overwhelm and help you navigate an overloaded schedule and task list during your writing journey. Continue reading 6 Easy, Revealing Ways You Can Prevent & Overcome Overload
There are a lot of reasons why someone would keep a journal: it’s therapeutic, they could be trying to figure out something important and complex in their lives, or they might simply want to document what their life entails. For the writer, journaling, however it’s done, is essential. Therapeutic Every writer I know has a lot going on in their heads. Whether it’s story ideas, … Continue reading Journaling for Writers
Who Is Your Perfect Person? We’re going to play around a little bit with character traits here. I want you to think about your ideal person, and think about what makes them perfect. Thinking about a perfect person might sound count productive. After all, wouldn’t that essentially be creating a Mary Sue? For those of you who aren’t familiar with the term, a Mary Sue … Continue reading December 17 Journal Prompt: Your Own Personal Mary Sue
The first part of the month was focusing on getting to know yourself. The last part of the month was getting ready by setting some goals. Now we’re going to look at how to generate ideas for writing. Today is going to consider things in your own life that might work toward building your characters. You do need to make sure you do today’s journal … Continue reading December 15 Journal Prompt: Who’s Awesome?
What is your writing goal for the first quarter of 2020? Yesterday we spent some time looking at what habits we can form during the first month of the year. Today we are going to look at how those habits can be implemented over the first quarter of 2020. But we’re going to look at this a little bit differently than we did yesterday. Today, … Continue reading December 11 Journal Prompt: First Quarter Season
What Is Your Writing Goal for January? For some of us, we have monthly goals. We want to start a novel, or participate in (Camp) NaNoWriMo, begin editing, or even start getting the garden ready or planning or saving for a trip at the beginning of the month. But January isn’t just another month. It’s a whole new year. As a result, there is a … Continue reading December 10 Journal Prompt: What Is Your January Goal?
How Do Your Beliefs Affect Your Writing? Yesterday we delved into what it is we believe. This isn’t just about what we spiritually believe, though that can play a role, but what is that we believe about ourselves. Story-telling is a method of explain the world around us. Story-telling is about showing and sharing our experiences in life and examining the human condition. Historically, it … Continue reading December 9: How Your Beliefs Shape Your Writing
What do you believe? Asking yourself what you believe is a multi-faceted question. You might know what you believe in spiritually, but we all have beliefs that we don’t realize we carry with us. This is an important thing to realize about yourself. This can be one of the things that is blocking you from getting what you really want. This can manifest in writers … Continue reading December 8 Journal Prompt: What Do You Believe?