Sometimes, us writers can get into a bit of a slump. I hate to admit it (although I’m sure it’s abundantly clear from my lack of posts lately), but I’ve been in a considerable slump for quite some time now. As frustrating as it can be to not feel inspired or to not be able to produce work that you feel proud of for long stretches of time, that doesn’t mean writing shouldn’t still be a part of your life. To me, writing is a symbiotic relationship- sure, we “help it” by bringing it to life, but it can also help us so much, especially in times like these. Continue reading “Using Writing as Therapy”
Every writer has had that moment where they decide to give up on a piece. Whether it be a poem that they just can’t find the right words to make it sound just the way they want it to or a half-written novel that they’ve given up all hope on, everyone has moments where they make the bold decision to abandon their work. While this is an understandable, albeit slightly saddening and frustrating part of being a writer, I’m here to tell you why you shouldn’t give up on these works. Continue reading “Why You Should Revisit Abandoned Pieces”
I’m not going to lie- I’ve been feeling slightly uninspired in terms of blogging lately. With all of the excitement and preparation that goes along with finally getting an idea for my first novel (but I’ll talk more about that some other day), it seems that finding things to write on my blog has been getting more and more difficult. If you’ve ever faced a similar conundrum, I’m sure you can relate to how dreadfully annoying it is. After all, if you’re a writer who’s not writing, then what are you? Well, maybe I can’t answer that potentially existential question, but what I can do is offer a few helpful tips to make sure you can avoid this type of situation. So, without further ado, here are some of my favorite tips for fighting back against feeling uninspired. Continue reading “Tips For When You’re Feeling Uninspired”
Writing has always been a part of my life. From the moment I was born, I swear it felt like I had a pen in my hand. Truthfully speaking, though, that’s not what really happened. I’ve spoken about writing a lot on this blog, but I haven’t said much about myself. As the owner of a blog dedicated to writing, it seems only fair that I share with you all what motivated me to start what is now my lifelong passion.
Being productive isn’t always as easy as it sounds, especially in today’s fast-paced, distraction-filled world. So, I’ve written a list of my top five tips for staying productive for all of the brilliant writers out there who just can’t seem to get things done as quickly and efficiently as they’d like to. Whether you write for a hobby, a job, or anything in between, this list is just what you need to boost your productivity. Because let’s face it- we could all benefit from a little pick-me-up. Continue reading “5 Tips To Increase Your Productivity”
Us writers are constantly looking for ways to improve our craft, because the great thing about writing is that it can always be improved! That’s why I’ve taken ten of my most important writing tips that I’ve learned through personal experience, professors, or peers and compiled them into a list. If you incorporate these ten pieces of advice into your writing repertoire, you’ll be on your way to success! Continue reading “10 Tips To Become A Better Writer”
Whether you’re a writer or not, journalling can be extremely beneficial. As someone who is relatively new to journaling, I can confirm that logging my thoughts daily has been a fun and helpful way to de-stress while generating new material for future projects, whether it be poems or prose.