I apologize that new content has been less frequent over the past month or so. I’m working on finalizing my next book: 40 Tips on Creative Writing—A guide for writers to turn your passion into a successful book.
It will be available for preorder hopefully next week. The perfect holiday gift for yourself and your writing friends. I think you’ll love it!
Let’s dive into the Tweets of the Week.
— Writer McWriteyFace (@LiteraryGaze) November 5, 2017
Yes, while it’s quite possible Ernest Hemingway was a high functioning alcoholic, (Jack London certainly was), he is a gifted writer and thinker. Anyway, I may have inadvertently taken his advice to heart a few times in my life.
— Rob Bignell, Editor (@InventingRealit) November 9, 2017
I always say, the book is yours until you publish it; then it’s the readers.
These next two go hand-in-hand I think…
— Evalyn (@Evalyn7) October 30, 2017
— Writing & Editing (@WrtrStat) November 8, 2017
How true these are! When you’re ready to write and have the time, it’s just tumbleweeds rolling around. Then, when you’re ready to lay down and sleep, the ideas always start flowing. Inspiration and Procrastination need to synch up I think!
— Marlize Stander (@Winelands) October 31, 2017
Honestly, the reason inspiration comes at night when we’re dozing off is most likely because it’s when we’re quietest. I’m sure inspiration tries to speak to us throughout the day, but our lives are too loud for us to hear her. Slow down, friends. Quiet your lives down.
#ITalkAboutItBecause not enough people do. You are not your anxiety. ❤️
— 🤦🏼♀️HOTMESSMOM (@PBurghPRINCESS) October 30, 2017
Yes. 100x yes.
— Lacey London (@thelaceylondon) October 28, 2017
So true. Memoirs of a Geisha has been angrily judging me for years. I’ll get to you someday day. I promise. (Sigh)
”If you live for people’s acceptance you will die from their rejection.” Lecrae
— Elizabeth M. Hurst (@LizHurstAuthor) October 29, 2017
Write with an audience in mind, but don’t write because of that audience. Write for yourself. Don’t write for acceptance at all.
— Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) October 28, 2017
I love this Nora Roberts quote. You need to make time to write. Don’t wait for the time to free up for you. Make it happen. Block time off to write.
I’m supposed to love my neighbor the way I love myself, so now I compulsively overfeed her and lie awake at night fearing she’s worthless
— REW (@therealeatwood) January 16, 2016
He. Too good.
— Dean Gloster (@deangloster) October 23, 2017
Don’t worry about whether the first draft is good or not. Get the ideas and words out onto paper. Worry about quality during editing.
— Dan Buri (@DanBuri777) November 7, 2017
There is no such thing as perfection, friends. Strive for excellence. Perfection is a fleeting desire.
— Writing & Editing (@WrtrStat) October 31, 2017
What a wonderful note to end on. Take a deep breath. You are proud. You are are brave. You are writers.
Go write, friends! Find your writing voice and write to your hearts content!
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