How to Create an Internal Mindset Conducive to Writing | Jane Friedman

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.janefriedman.com/mindset/amp/ There are two mental settings that are particularly relevant for writers: Fixed or growth mindset Abundance or scarcity mindset Jane makes a very important point on her post. If we are constantly learning and growing, so will our talent and creativity. We shouldn't worry about tapping out. We also shouldn't assume that just because something... Continue Reading →

Showing and Telling

There is a difference between telling a story and showing a story. Telling: The wife left the house in anger. Showing: She glared at him, before snatching the ring off and throwing it at his feet. The windows shook as she slammed the door behind her. Neither is better than the other although most creative... Continue Reading →

3 Quick Writing Tips

1. Find your witching hour. What time of day or night are you most open and honest with yourself? When is your brain is most cooperative and your heart most willing to spill the beans? You have a rhythm that is deeply influenced by the rest of the universe, I promise. You have low and... Continue Reading →

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