Sometimes you just need to exercise your writing brain. It doesn’t even have to lead to something you publish.
In a writing exercise, you’re not seeking art or permanence. You’re chasing the muse, curious about where she leads.
I have narration filling my head with the story of what could happen to someone in my situation.
The desire to write is there, but it’s a chore because the inspiration isn’t. I know from experience that this method works. At best, the result is salvageable; at worst, you’ve exercised your writing brain.
My various lives (personal, work, writing) have been busy for the last couple months, so blogging took a back seat for a bit. However, while doing some writing over lunch, I was struck by an idea that led to this post. Many writers will tell you not to stop for proofreading or editing while you’re […]
Flash fiction seemed the perfect way to churn out little stories I didn’t want to expand.
A chronology of formative writing events
I’ll attribute my writing progress this month to three things.
With a hundred posts, there are plenty of ways to see how my writing brain works or to delve into the world of Empyrelia.
If a person writes a book and no one reads it, is it still a book? Depending on your reason for writing, your answer will vary. I write for a variety of reasons – relaxation, brain exercise, practice my craft, gottagetthatdamnideaoutofmyhead – but I primarily write because I want to entertain people. It’s a need […]