All posts filed under: IWSG

Writers Block, is it all in Your Head? How to Beat it by Being a Mindful Writer. #ISWG

“Deep into the darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” Edgar Allan Poe.

Finished or Thought About NaNoWriMo? Ever Considered What Makes An Author Prolific? #ISWG

“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.” Louis L’Amour

Thoughts on Success During #NaNoWriMo. It’s Not All About Hitting The Word Count. #ISWG

“Let me say it again: You must not come lightly to the blank page.” Stephen King

Isolation is Linked to High Level Creativity. This is Why an Author Should Dedicate Solitary Time to Write. #ISWG

“I would get a lot of writing done if I lived in isolation in a cave under a swamp.” Claire Cameron.

Many New Authors Find Writing Can be a Very Solitary Existence. It Doesn’t Have to be? #ISWG

Writing can be a very lonely pursuit. For an unpublished author this can be a critical time where self-confidence is challenged irrationally.

How Long it Takes to Create a Novel Isn’t Important, Writing it is. Inspiration From Author Ritu Bhathal #IWSG

Do you ever feel it’s taking too long to write your novel? What if I told you there is no prescribed timescale. Avoid internal pressure by learning from Ritu.

Thoughts on Out of the Box Souces for New Authors Wanting to Write Epic Fantasy Novels #IWSG

Many of my readers often ask how I start writing, where do the ideas come from and what kick starts a project that might go further than one book? One of my concepts is something many might overlook.

Why Good, Bad Feedback is Better Than Bad, Good Feedback #IWSG

I hear a lot from authors who fixate on ratings and reviews. The importance of these cannot be denied, but how many take negatives to heart?

Do you Worry about Genres While Writing? #IWSG #Author

Why I follow my characters into a genre rather than starting with a genre and fitting characters into it.

Mindfulness and #NaNoWriMo2017 #IWSG

I’ve seen a lot of “winner” Tweets and blog posts on this years NaNoWriMo, but thought I’d spare a thought for those that might have fallen of the path.