Category Archives: The Art

The 3 Rules of Revision

Those of you who know me know how much I hate revisions. I really, really do. For me, it’s all the work of drafting with none of the fun. This explains the snark in last week’s comic as well as … Continue reading

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Fear, Pain, and Writing

I am so honored today to be hosted at Fear of Writing by the lovely Milli Thornton. The post, “Facing My Fear of Writing Through Pain,” is a follow-up to the post “Writing Through Pain” that I wrote last year … Continue reading

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Muse Burnout (It’s Not What You Think)

Originally posted on Wednesday, ‎August ‎24, ‎2011, ‏‎1:45:00 PM Lately I have been noticing the popularization of something I’m going to call Muse Burnout. And despite what you might think, I don’t mean that writers all over the world suddenly … Continue reading

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Writing. Living. Reality.

Originally posted on March 22, 2011 at 7:16 PM “Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always … Continue reading

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