Ah, the most fierce writerly debate out there. To plan or to pants your way through a book. Why it’s good to be a planner or a plotter Outlines give you the ability to know exactly where you’re going with your story You’re less likely to get side tracked, stay on track (especially if you’re … More Planner or Pantser? (or both?)
Writerly(/reader?) Debate #3: Ebooks or paperbacks For a long time, I just could not get into the idea of having an e-reader. I thought it was dumb, and a waste of money. Then I was gifted a Kindle and I have never looked back. Well, maybe a little. Sometimes. Reasons why people love paperbacks Because they … More 5 reasons why I love my ebooks: Writerly Debate #3
Writerly Debate #2: To write chronologically or not When I say, ‘not chronologically,” I don’t mean writing in a disheveled illogical order on purpose and then sending that off to publishing. (I have read stories like that long ago and they were fascinating! Now that takes insane talent. What I mean by writing chronologically v. … More 5 reasons why I do NOT write chronologically.
Writerly Debate #1: To read or not to read This should not be a debate, but somehow, it has turned into one. Reading, to me, is essential if you are a writer. If you are not a writer, reading is STILL essential. People who do not read are missing out on beautiful, inspirational, magical worlds. … More 5 Reasons why writers should read
Originally posted on WordFare:
You’re writing your first draft, and all of a sudden you find yourself at a road block. You just don’t feel inspired by the scene you’re trying to crank out. Soon, your mind starts wandering. You find yourself longing to write a scene that doesn’t happen until further down the road.…