Common writer stereotypes range from funny to ridiculous to downright sad. Here are a few of my favorites with my commentary on why you shouldn’t believe everything you hear.
Three writing prompts to inspire.
Many of us want to be published authors someday – poets, novelists, screenplay writers, the next George R.R. Martin – you get the idea. But, reality tells us we have to pay the bills in the meantime. Thankfully, writing can be a lucrative career when paired with the right skills.
Everyone needs a little inspiration once in a while. Today’s ideas include a fiction writing prompt, stage play writing prompt, and a nonfiction writing prompt.
It’s important for writers to surround themselves with as diverse a crowd as possible. I typically draw inspiration (and motivation) from the people around me, so here are eight types of friends I think all writers should have.
The last few months have been a blur.
In November, I started a new job as a Copywriter. In December, I decided to apply for grad school. And in January, I finished the first draft of the first novel I’ve ever written.
I’ve read a lot of books, magazines, and online articles about being a writer. They give all kinds of advice from buying a tiny house to use as your own “writing space” to having two laptops -one for distractions and one for writing. But, one piece of advice almost all of these resources give is to find a writing group.
Easier said than done.