We’ve all been there. Stuck. Stumped. Stopped. Welcome to writer’s block. It’s a lonely, frustrating place—but don’t throw in your towel just yet.
Tag: writing life
Mining for Memory Gold: How to Write from Your Experiences
It’s all material.
That’s what I tell myself no matter the situation. Now, that’s not much consolation when you whack your pinky toe on the edge of your desk or walk into a wall after waking up from a hard nap, but it’s true.
I Can’t Sit Down and Write Unless…
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.
Four Reasons to Write with Vulnerability
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.
A Christmas Movie for the Writer in You
Last weekend, I went with a group of friends to see the movie The Man Who Invented Christmas, which follows Charles Dickens and how he came to write A Christmas Carol. As a writer, there were many things I connected with throughout the movie. I won’t spoil too much about the movie, but here are some things a writer can identify with (or groan in agreement with) in this movie.
How Traveling Helps With Humor Writing
How can you consistently generate things to make people laugh? Living in Ireland for a semester gave me some new insights on how to strengthen my funny bone that I’d love to share with you.