One of the most important jobs we have as writers is to make sure that we grab the readers interest right from the get go. The second, of course, being that we keep that interest throughout. But without that initial hook, the latter becomes redundant.
What’s the first rule of writing your first draft? Don’t edit while you write. Just get it down, no going back and forth. Well screw that, I’m a rebel and thats just what I’ve been doing today. And it really drove home how the “Rules of Writing” really just a guideline. I mean who actually … Continue reading Breakin’ the Law…Of First Drafts
I’ve been seeing a certain phrase a lot lately. One that really makes me irrationally angry. You can find it on any social media post where someone has done something a bit creative or just plain fun: Well, someone has too much time on their hands. Some Asshole. I really really hate this phrase. It … Continue reading No, I Don’t Have Too Much Time