Expectations and Boredom

Thinking back on this past May when the northern hemisphere was enthusiastic with life, color, fresh warm air, and everything else spring had to offer, I remember how jubilant I felt about my writing. Yet, at first, during those days, I was wrestling with how to go about the process of writing. Being on a …

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#writingcraft: System of Reckoning

Summer is here for all those living north of the equator. Vacations are being planned and executed with delight. At least some people are doing that. For me, it is a time for making pronouncements and constancies with the things I want to do with my life--in particular, my writing. Are you thinking I am …

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One Way Out of a Writing Rut | WriteByNight Writers’ Service

Some of the blog authors I follow and some of the people who follow me are writers. Often motivation becomes an enormous problem in the craft of writing. All of us blog about this obstacle at one time or another. From what I've experienced, the discouragement usually is, at least partly, do to a break or lack …

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