You stupid chick … nun … whatever. I’m a tenth-degree black belt in Korean Karate!
Someone with less talent who works hard often outperforms the gifted.
Grief was not a stream. It was an ocean.
To create a memorable voice you must first create a memorable character. Of
If you can write each day, do it, and meet a quota. Minimum 350 words a day. A baboon can do 350 words a day. Don’t be shown up by a baboon
Start by asking if this is writer’s laziness as opposed to writer’s block.
Are you a real writer? Then keep writing. And don’t stop. Ever.
Psychological death is the key to all romances, isn’t it? If the two lovers don’t get together, they will each miss out on their “soul mate.” Their lives will be incurably damaged. Since readers of traditional romances know they’re going to end up together, it’s all the more important to create this illusion of imminent psychological death.
Finish your novel, because you learn more that way than any other.
A great novel is the record of how a character fights with death.