One of the biggest excuses I hear from people who say they want to write is that they’re afraid their words aren’t unique enough, brilliant enough, or interesting enough for anyone to read. Their fear of failure keeps them from getting started. Then they spend their lives mourning the loss of a dream. Each […]
How many colors does your writer’s palette hold? Why would you choose to use only one? Listen carefully, and your characters and scenes will show you the colors to use in harmonious storytelling.
I’ve been neck deep in research and editing, enjoying every minute. And letting the days slip past before I come out of my red-pencil fog to check my deadlines. I planned to write about layering your characters’ backstories, referencing scenes from the movie “The Homesman.” In the meantime, I read Sue Coletta’s post over […]