When They Don’t Understand That You’re a Writer

Writing is hard enough, but it becomes even harder when the people close to you don't understand that you're a writer. That it's not just a hobby or a passing fad. That it is, in fact, a priority. Writing is important to you, but maybe you simply can't share it with the people that you care about most. Maybe when … Continue reading When They Don’t Understand That You’re a Writer

Writing Real People in Unreal Settings

Raise your hand if you’ve ever stared too long at someone because you were trying to memorize their features for a character description. Ten points if there was awkward eye contact. Twenty-five if it was a work colleague, and you were casting a villain. There’s a whole lot of great advice out there for developing … Continue reading Writing Real People in Unreal Settings