The Writing Community

Been a quiet fall so far. I’ve been itching for chats with our writing group but there aren’t many of us at the moment. In lieu of meetings I’ve been sampling writing podcasts and reading every article on writing that crosses my path. It’s not the same, but I’m learning a lot. The internet is the best thing to ever happen to writers. When we formed this group last October, Twitter had for years been my substitute for a writing group. I’d followed a few writers so I’d know when they published new books or stories, and suddenly my feed … Continue reading The Writing Community

Are you writing today?

Hello Creative Writer, One of the hardest things about learning any skill is practicing. It’s frustrating not being just naturally brilliant. And even if you do happen to possess supernatural writing talent at some point you will still have to take up the painstaking and nerve-wreaking task of sitting down and doing the work. The best way to get good at anything is to do it. Alot. Over and over and over. On some type of regular schedule. And unfortunately, writing is no different. The more you write and read the better and easier it gets until you don’t have … Continue reading Are you writing today?