Most writers, if not all, go through a period of crippling doubt. There is this feeling that your work is not good enough. You’ve read it several times that all you have to do is to ‘ignore the doubt and just write’. 234 more words
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There are a lot of ‘how to write’ books out that claim to help you get better at writing. Some of them focus on the mechanics of story craft, on how to make your stories sparkle and avoid the potentially planet sized plot holes that will sink you. 427 more words
Let’s face the truth — we are rushed readers. We have to be.
Because if we don’t, we end up losing more time to talk with our friends, enjoy our meal, watch our favorite TV show, or work on that task we promised would be done today. 947 more words
Oh God! I have too many books to read and I’m trying to raise humans to grow up and be great men, I have laundry to fold and a cheesy Hallmark movie to watch, I have food that needs to be cooked…by someone. 1,175 more words
Recently I’ve been going through things in my office/library – sorting, organizing, trashing – in an attempt to make the space both useful and inviting. It’s a step in a larger project that includes building and installing a wall of built-in bookshelves to hold those old-fashioned dead-tree books that I’m still so partial to. 523 more words