Continuing with the Lessons Learned series, I'm here to present to you my second lesson learned.
Everyone writes differently. What works for one writer is not the same as what works for another writer. For example, I don't work with outlines, preferring to let the characters take me, which sometimes means writing out of order. I have friends who think I have two heads because I work that way. To each his own.
I wrote about my advice for new writers a week or so back, and I wasn't wrong with what I said. But I'd like to add a second answer. Please, whatever you do, take time for you. There are some people of the mindset that you have to write a certain number of words every … Continue reading More advice for new writers
There really is only one answer, and every writer will give it to you. Don't. Stop. Writing. It's tired. It's cliche. And, like it or not, it's true. Publishing is a business, much like Hollywood, where you will get beat down constantly. Told you're not good enough. To pack it up and go home. The … Continue reading What’s your advice for new writers?