Writing Tip: Community

Building on what I talked about last week, community is essential to grow your writing. Why? Others look at your work with a different eye than you do and so can spot problemsWhen we write and then edit our work, it's hard to see problem spots for the simple reason that we don't know what … Continue reading Writing Tip: Community

Writing Tip: Helping Others

The best and most efficient way to improve your writing is.... To help others with theirs. This may feel counterintuitive if your life looks anything like mine (busy from the moment you wake up until the moment you go to sleep). However, I believe that helping other writers only makes YOU a better writer. I … Continue reading Writing Tip: Helping Others

Discovering the community around me

I've spent a bit of time talking about community this week already and I want to talk just a little more about it. The idea of building a community can sometimes feel as overwhelming as trying to build your own house without any construction experience! For most of my life, I have felt like an … Continue reading Discovering the community around me

Pursuing Your Craft: Community

Perhaps, like me, you have experienced the frustration of trying to trying to pursue your craft all by yourself. You have your goal or your dream and you're trying so hard to plug away day after day, and maybe like me, you eventually find yourself in a hole, stuck. No motivation, no idea of where … Continue reading Pursuing Your Craft: Community