If you’re aware of writing critics residing in your head, this post will help you clear the airwaves.
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 […]
For Whom Are You Writing? Recently, several clients have talked about how lonely and isolated they feel when they are writing, how the solitude is difficult for them to tolerate. As I’ve reflected on the struggle of these writers, I realized that their difficulty is […]