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.
Waitaminute, buster. Didn’t you just tell us you were starting Project Two a year ago? Didn’t your first book take four years to write?! Is this one of those flighty writer things, where you get distracted by a new project? There’s more to it than that, which I’ll get to in a moment. Project Two […]