Tag: writing craft

  • Four Writing Truths, Sort of

    Four Writing Truths, Sort of

    finish something. Anything. Just finish. Let that crappy first draft be crappy. Let your characters be half-formed things. Let the dialogue suck. You are at least halfway there if you finish. You won’t have everything figured out. No one does. Repeat after me: my worth as a writer doesn’t depend on a brilliant first draft

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  • When You’re Too Cool For The Boys

     “But, you are so cool!” This is what one guy told me as he was breaking up with me after a short-lived yet well-matched relationship. He ended the budding romance because I anonymously blogged about him – and I wrote only good things, mind you.  Apparently, it was too much, and he disappeared from my […]

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