Good writing advice from Joan Hall on Story Empire today.
Hello SE Readers! Or should I say hello creatives? That’s right; whether you’re an artist, a musician, or a writer, you are creative. You create pictures, music, words. And really, a writer paints pictures with his or her words.
But there are a number of things that can hinder our creativity. Time. Distractions. Technology problems. Some are valid reasons, while others are excuses to procrastinate. Believe me, when I say I’m the queen of procrastination. I’ve listed a few of my past and present hindrances. Some I have overcome, others I’m still working on.
- The need for perfection. Many of us feel we should get our work right the first time. We want that first draft to be perfect. Guess what? They’re not. The key to good writing is rewriting.
- Fear. “What if no one likes my writing? What if no one reads it? What if…” We can add a…
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