When You Don’t Feel Like Writing

The setting:  Early, grey morning. I'm half asleep, having been awake all night blowing my nose (spring/summer allergies. BOOOO). I just discovered that I must add 20,000 to my suspense novel.  20,000 words I have NO IDEAS FOR. And I am exhausted, and my brain is melted and full of snot. So, what do I do? This … Continue reading When You Don’t Feel Like Writing

How to Find Inspiration (without banging your head on a brick wall)

Everyone knows that if you wait till you have inspiration to write, you will never write anything, etc. Blah, blah, blah. *ahem* This is all true, but that's not what we are talking about today. So, shove that all aside, please. Today we are talking about finding inspiration, which is also entitled, "How to kidnap … Continue reading How to Find Inspiration (without banging your head on a brick wall)

When the Plot Bunnies Don’t Show Up

Plot bunnies. You either love them or you hate them. The problem is, they tend to come at inopportune times. (such as sleeping or during Zumba class). But when you need them, most often they are no where to be seen. Don't give up hope! Not all is lost. When the bunnies seemed to have … Continue reading When the Plot Bunnies Don’t Show Up

The Writer’s Dilemma

Every kind of artist has a different struggle. Writer's though, seem to have a unique struggle,and as of yet, I haven't heard of other artists having this same problem. I shall call it, the "Banging Your Head Against a Wall" syndrome. It is more commonly known as Writer's Block. For a lot of writers, Writer's Block is … Continue reading The Writer’s Dilemma