Creative Ways to Brainstorm


Writing tips

As a writer or any kind of artist, brainstorming is something we’re all familiar with. There are moments that inspiration hits us like a thunderbolt, but there are plenty of times that we have to resort to brainstorming exercises. Here are a few that can lure the muse to your writing desk. First of all, […]

September 1, 2019

Deadlines


Writer's life, Writing, Writing tips

I’m convinced deadlines are called DEADlines because they end up killing you. That said, they serve a purpose and without them, we’d probably procrastinate ourselves into some black hole of cat memes. While drifting aimlessly in oblivion does sound like a hoot, we won’t get to achieve our dreams by doing nothing. That doesn’t make […]

December 21, 2018

The Power of Daydreaming


Writer's life, Writing

As a child, and I suppose as an adult as well, daydreaming is kind of frowned upon. It is a sign of being frivolous and it is encouraged that one is always firmly set in this world. Well, I never got that. This world can be pretty boring, or annoying, or stressful. There are so […]

February 11, 2018

New Story High


Writer's life, Writing

That first tingle of excitement you get when a new story falls onto your keyboard. With trembling fingers you write the words, excited by these new characters, the thrilling story. Like an obsession, you keep writing deep into the night until you realise you have to get up early in the morning. But…you have to […]

February 11, 2018