If you’re aware of writing critics residing in your head, this post will help you clear the airwaves.
Making Your Writing World Safe
Maybe I’m Not So Right After writing on and on about setting aside a regular time to write, I spoke to a writer who, unknowingly, has forced me to rethink my advice. This writer told me that after trying and trying to set aside a […]
I often speak to writers, individually and in classes and workshops, about establishing and sustaining a life-long writing practice. Most are hungry for what I have to say, and remain rapt for my entire spiel. But last week, speaking to the participants of this year’s […]
So many of the writers I work with are hoarders. Not of old newspapers and magazines, rubber bands or bag ties, but of self criticism. They think nothing of telling themselves that they’re wasting their time writing, that nobody will like what they write; nobody […]