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?
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.
There is this notion that parades many writers’ minds concerning when a written piece is really ready to be published.
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.
It is true that your usefulness is as much as what you know and can do.
That your worth defines how you are valued.
Are we doing justice to ideas?
A couple of weeks ago I told you how to concentrate on writing one thing at a time. That was preceded by a post on where I go to get inspired to write. Each of these topics had to do with the primary thing in writing – ideas. Without them there’d be nothing to write or talk about. Ideas are the crux of writing, the nucleus.