Each book you write is just practice. No matter if you publish it and are wildly successful with it, you’re still practicing. There is no such thing as a mastery of an art. Our technique and execution will evolve as we do.
The goal of this is to provide a daily writing exercise. For me, personally, it’s also to see people writing every day and challenging their creative minds.
Every character needs a motivation. It is the goal for them to work toward throughout the book. Your plot is how they get to that goal, and what helps or hinders them (pro tip: if you want an interesting book to read, throw lots of obstacles at your character). In this exercise, you are going […]
What Is Your Fear Around Writing? There are two more posts specifically about goal setting, and one of them I’d like to talk to you a little bit about fear. When you boil it down, fear is behind what stops us. We’re afraid of investing, we’re afraid of success, we’re afraid of failure. We’re afraid […]
There are two things that every story has to have: A plot At least one character The two are very interwoven. You need the character to carry the reader through the plot, but you need the plot so that the character isn’t just hanging out on their couch all day playing video games. However, more […]