How do you teach an old dog new tricks?
One thing I’ve been more proactive about this year is reading. I’ve read at least a hundred times more this year than I’ve written and it’s changed the way I write, for sure. 606 more words
Start out by writing what you know: that’s what new writers are often told. The thing is, I haven’t had that many adventures. Why would I want to write about someone like me – and why would anyone else want to… 456 more words
When I visited my school guidance counselor to discuss my future careers, the term “creativity scientist” never came up. Then again, neither did “musician” or “novelist” or even “computer programmer,” all of which I have used to describe various aspects of my “career.” 874 more words
This is a nice post for me to write after a brief break from the blog (I’ve been on holiday!) Remember a few weeks back, when I’d been nice and productive, I wrote that I had submitted a piece of Flash Fiction to an online publication (or ‘Microfiction’, if you’d rather)? 464 more words