Public Practice is a term used to describe the learning process of creative people through which they showcase their work – getting feedback useful feedback in the process. Continue reading
Many aspiring writers struggle with procrastination. Continue reading
All Aspiring Writers need to understand that to be a Writer, you need to go beyond aspiring, but how exactly do you do that?
Read my open letter to all Aspiring Writers to find out.
It true that: having a good reason for doing something is a forward propelling factor.
This is true for writing as it is for everything else.
Thus, Writers write.
But why do they write?
In order to be a writer, you must write.
This can be achieved through the maintenance of epic creativity and inspiration levels which in turn are fuelled by motivation. Continue reading
The creative process is much about preparation and good habits as these can drive you beyond places where inspiration stops.
Just as in swimming, the code is to keep the stride and stay afloat, there are a number of codes every budding writer and indeed every writer needs
“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.” – Stephen King .
Sure, you can thread a few sentences together to communicate your thoughts.
Ever since I fell in love with the written word and started writing, I’ve always enjoyed the art. But to be completely honest with you I didn’t just continue in the love affair with writing because I enjoyed it, there are some awesome reasons why I still write.
There is this notion that parades many writers’ minds concerning when a written piece is really ready to be published.
The hurdles on the path of a creative person who wants to pursue a career in her craft used to be boundless. First you’d need to be an apprentice under a master where you learn the basics of the craft after which you’re allowed to set out on your own.
Every Writer must understand that humans respond to and connect with acts of humanity. We are responsive beings. This is something that successful writers understand and do that others do not.
Growing up I had the privilege of visiting my grandma a couple of times. During that time, if there’s anything I always look forward to on the way to see her it is her endless tales. Their themes limitless (some could even transcend into another and another like the trilogies we read today). She always had a story to tell and I can remember enjoying every one of them.
Writers write. It is the only way through which we birth pieces. The thing is for most writers, the development cycle is so slow and although it is not a very bad thing what harm is there in developing fast? The thing is to develop in the craft of writing like any other craft requires practice; consistent practice. To this end it is very important for the budding writer to write regularly.
There is myth that parades most writers’ minds. It’s even more common among aspiring and amateur writers. This myth is that s/he must produce excellent work every time. That real writers always churn out awesome pieces.