✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Good Writers Combine These 3 Traits

“A major writer combines these three – storyteller, teacher, enchanter – but it is the enchanter in him that predominates … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Writing is Hard Work – It’s Worth the Struggle!

“Writing is the hardest work in the world. I have been a bricklayer and a truck driver, and I tell … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Frustrated with Your Writing? You’re on the Right Path

“If you are not discouraged about your writing on a regular basis, you may not be trying hard enough. Any … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Humility Helps the Writer

Have humility. Older/more ­experienced/more convincing writers may offer rules and varieties of advice. ­Consider what they say. However, don’t automatically … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ The Opening Scene of Your Novel

“Chief among the most common problems, in first chapters especially, are scenes presenting characters who are perfectly happy in their … More