The Problem With Wanting to Finish Your Novel

I've been writing on and off for the past two years, and I have read countless articles about how to keep writing and get that book done. And I think we all fall into the trap of thinking that getting the book done as soon as possible is the aim. I feel like the reaction drummed into [...]

When You Need the Motivation to Keep Writing

This is in response to my post from a few months ago,  When The Ideas Won’t Cooperate which is about the struggles of writing. I wanted to say two things. (1) Thanks to all the people who commented on that post with motivation. It's good to know that there are other people out there who go through [...]

When The Ideas Won’t Cooperate

I am really annoyed at writing right now so this is basically just a rant, but maybe you'll find it helpful, or at least you can share your frustration with me. Writing is hard okay. It can be so difficult. I recently finished Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Cycle, and that series fills me with a burning [...]