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Writing Is Messy. That’s Just the Way It Is.

Aspiring writers often ask me, “What the most important piece of writing wisdom you wish you knew when you were just starting out as a writer?” My answer is never what they expect. It’s not the tried-and-true “show, don’t tell” or “kill your darlings” advice we’ve all heard time and time again. It’s something much simpler. And in my opinion, something that would have saved me years of frustration, self-doubt, and self-judgment.

My most important piece of writing wisdom: Continue Reading

Overcoming 3 Big Sources of Writer’s Block

How many times have you overcomplicated something in your life and made a mess out of it?

Yeah, me too.

This will especially happen if the thing you’re trying to approach is something you care about very much, and something in which you’re heavily invested regarding the outcome.

There are 3 most common ways writers over-complicate the process. Here’s how you can make it simple. Continue Reading