Thanks to Rebecca Monterusso for this list of concrete craft strategies. https://wp.me/p57bCQ-69P Originally published on Story Grid.
Memorial Day passed and college students are on summer break, so it's time to discover new vacation reads and polish your prose until it shines in the sun. Trish Veltman reflects on how to breathe new life into old writing by supporting settings routine retreats as creative incubators, opportunities to jump start stalled projects by … Continue reading #WritingWisdom #8: ‘Writing Retreats & Activist Writers’
Thanks to Johanna Michelle Lim for this elegant meditation on the form, process and philosophy of the personal essay. https://wp.me/p5Dy7t-fT Originally published March 5, 2019 on Lim's blog What Distance Tells Us: Places and Spaces.
Today, I'm experiencing profound get-the-words-out gratitude for blogger Madeline Bartson. Try her block-busting tricks to get your literary mojo flowing. https://wp.me/p97v69-gf First published as '25 Hacks for Instsntly Finding the Motivation to Write, Even When You Don't Feel Like It' on the Caffeine & Writing Dreams blog.
This week's edition of #WritingWisdom offers a review of craft tips from master authors. Peruse suggestions on this list of 'Five Writing Books that I Can’t Let Go of' by writer and writing coach Artemis Savory. https://wp.me/p8KHQ3-ap The Artist's Way and Writing Down the Bones are old favorites of mine, but I clearly have more … Continue reading #WritingWisdom #5: Craft reading for your bookshelf
Issue #4 of #WritingWisdom features Becca Crocket's tips on how to connect with fellow authors. https://wp.me/p3x7IW-4Sl Via Writer's Rumpus on WordPress.
Issue 3 of #WritingWisdom features Matthew Kessel's craft essay 'For the Record.' Kassel interviews writers about using recording equipment when conducting research interviews. https://www.cjr.org/analysis/journalists-tape-recorders.php Originally published in the Columbia Journalism Review.