Have you ever worked a long time on your writing just to have someone critique everything about your piece? Maybe someone told you it sounded like a first draft even though it was the tenth. I'm sure every writer has been there at least once. But getting over our writing fears is how we grow as writers. It takes courage to have someone take your work and circle everything with a red pen. You can let go of your writing fears by learning to embrace critiques and rejection.
All writers have different reasons for writing. Some people might want to inspire or educate; other writers seek to simply entertain those who read their work. However, writing is a craft that anyone at any skill level can improve. Here's nine goals all improving writers should have.
You've got tea on your desk and a word document open on your computer. You take a sip of your tea for inspiration but find that you're having trouble writing. Ideas flowed out from your fingertips yesterday, but the words won't come out today. Luckily there's plenty of methods to help boost your creativity and inspiration. Here's five different writing exercises to motivate yourself during the writing process.
Are you a person who loves to get up in the morning and put words down onto a page? Here's twelve possible writing careers for someone with strong English skills.
Knowing what to set your daily word count at can be difficult.While there's many different answers as to what you should ideally reach for your daily word count, this post is designed to help break down the idea and give you tips on how you can realistically improve the quantity you write each day.
It's important to understand whether you're wasting precious words or utilizing the fullest of your word count. Here's some tips on how you can identify a useless sentence.
There's always the question of whether or not you should plan out your writing beforehand. Here are the Pros and Cons of Outlining.
Whether you admire the worldbuilding of one author or the prose of another, there are certain traits great writers have that make themselves stand out from the crowd. Here are 7 traits all great writers have.