One thing I think all writer (and artists) need is a space of their own. An office. A studio. A corner. A van. I've got my space set up in my bedroom, a nice chunk of the room is devoted to my desk on which sits my computer - my entire work station. I've got … Continue reading Writing Space
Getting writing advice is like getting diet advice; everyone and their uncle’s got a magic solution, or has heard some “expert” talk about this or that. Don’t drink milk, drink milk, coffee causes cancer, coffee is good for the heart – it’s an endless cycle of contradicting advice from “experts.” Don't use adverbs; don't use … Continue reading Getting Writing Advice
Since accepting book review requests, I've noticed things. First, a lot of writers misuse commas. Second, people don't read very closely. (No attachments means no attachments.) Third, and the purpose of this post, is that the majority of indie writers can't write a hook to save their lives. When you crack open a hardcover book … Continue reading What’s a Hook?