Does your story go on a shelf?

     Hello! I’ve been hard at work and have had to pull back a bit, but I’m on the way to catching up. Today’s topic: shelving. No, not what kind of material makes the best shelves. How long do you shelve a project for between significant edits, or do you?      I ran a poll recently aboutContinue reading “Does your story go on a shelf?”

Writing: Plant Your Garden

Why did you shred up paper and throw it in a planter, you ask. It’s symbolic, or it’s supposed to be, at least, of growing(read: planting) your idea. Just like starting a garden, writing requires work before, during, and after. 1st) Be Prepared! You have to prepare before you write, yes, even if you areContinue reading “Writing: Plant Your Garden”

Is it really burn out?

    Can’t focus on something you love to do, such as writing? Convinced that you have reached your limit and just burned out on it? What if I told you that is not the most probable case?       I had to fight my way through this very realization during the last couple of weeks. I wasContinue reading “Is it really burn out?”