If your friend is an athlete, you’ll attend their big game to show your support. But if your friend is a writer, how can you cheer them on? Here are three great ways for non-writers to support their writer friends.
Especially in a setting like a college class full of writers, it can be extremely difficult to feel like your words are needed. So why you? What makes you unique?
It is tempting to look at the other writers in your life and see only their successes. You see that one has a book contract, others are working the job you’d only dreamed of, others have drastically increased their platforms—and then you look at yourself and wonder what you’ve done with your life.
Though we writers may not think about it, we create a certain atmosphere for ourselves when we sit down to write. It’s a mood we set to get our creative juices flowing, and here are some ways I achieve this writing rhythm.
As writers, sitting at a computer and typing a story feels as second-nature as breathing. But what about spilling our darkest demons on the page? Writing with vulnerability can be difficult, but in my experience, it’s always worth it. Here are four reasons you should get vulnerable with your words.
Pantsers are the type of writers who thrust themselves behind a screen and begin typing—without an outline! But if famous authors such as Stephen King and George R.R. Martin deem themselves to be pantsers, some pros must exist for this daring group.