Writing

Writing ritual to bring in the new year

How My Writing Ritual Establishes the New Year’s Dauntless Enthusiasm

What writer doesn’t love writing rituals? They are creative habits that inspire, motivate, and cultivate the very act that defines them. Rituals help build a fortress that allows the writer to inhabit the fictive world they are creating or fall into the rapid stream of words that spill onto the page. Ritual—”a sequence of activities […]

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Join the annual NaNoWriMo writing challenge

2020 NANOWRIMO: Game On

NaNoWriMo writing challenge, are you ready? The NaNoWriMo writing challenge begins November 1st. It’s not too soon or too late to begin prepping for the upcoming writing contest of the year. I’ve been participating off and on since it began. Sometimes I go for one full manuscript or work to complete fifty thousand words of […]

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