I not talking about dirty laundry… okay, I kinda am. Think you don’t have time to write? Well, if you can fit laundry into your schedule, then you have at least some time! Scenario 1: The Laundromat. Heave your loads to the laundromat. Dump the dirty garments into a row of machines and get them […]
Diving Into The Three Wells at Tea & Ink Writing Club
I was requested to mentor again at the Tea & Ink Writing Club and happily agreed. To do something a little different, this time I brought Matthew Kalil’s book “The Three Wells of Screenwriting” (a wonderful new MWP book on my bookshelf). It’s a book to get the inspiration juices flowing. From the book, I […]
Writing: What’s Stopping You? The Perfect Writing Space?
Can you picture it? That perfect writing place? A window overlooking nature (forest or beach), an ergonomically comfortable desk chair, a keyboard at just the right height, reference books and inspiring objects all within arm’s reach, but breathing space on the desk so as not to clutter the mind, and wall space that’s either a […]
Writing: What’s Stopping You? The Nit-Picker Copyeditor?
Excuses, excuses, excuses… We tell them to ourselves. We give them to others. What’s stopping you from writing? How about that voice in your head that doubts your use of vocabulary (“should I write in US English, UK English or Canadian English?”), or doubts your consistency of style (“you don’t really know how that character […]