As I read year-end reviews in the various online magazines and news sites that I follow, I realized that I have never done a year-end review of my own goals for the previous year. How can that be? I am an over-analyzer of epic proportions. I analyze things for my day job, for every major…… Continue reading Reviewing 2011: Measuring Success
The second installment
in Lynette M. Burrows’s “Re-vision Your Story,” discusses how to make your character’s goals golden.
All sorts of people, from experienced professionals to the newest of neophytes, offer up rules on how to write, what to write, the order of scenes, types of characters, rules about rules for every flavor of writing from nonfiction to flash fiction. The rules offered by one author are often contradicted by the rules of…… Continue reading Two Secret Rules for Writers
One of the most frequent questions asked of writers is: Where do you get your ideas? Often writers respond with sarcasm like ‘I pick them up at the store’ or ‘I steal them from other writers.’ I don’t think that is fair. A writer may have heard the question a million-and-one times, but I have…… Continue reading Where Do You Get Your Ideas?
Inspired by a Creativity Loft post, Lynette M. Burrows explores what false comfort zones are and steps you can take to exit your false comfort zone.