Writing is not a sprint, except for when it is, and as our publishing world (particularly for those of us who are Indies) moves faster and faster, it may seem like there is less time to really hone your writing skills. Still, quality writing is the hallmark of excellent authors, so here are three tips to help you prioritize growth in writing:
For this edition of Friday Favourites, I will be discussing my favourite Dystopian novels. Now, I actually strongly dislike dystopian fiction, and so it was rather easy for me to formulate this list. That said, I read most of these at an impressionable young age, and I must acknowledge that though I don’t like the genre much, these books have had a great impact on how I see the world, and how I think about my place in it.
In this edition of Friday Favourites, I’ll be discussing my favourite ‘sticky’ reads. These are stories that stay in my head, long after I’ve finished reading them, making me think about aspects of the story, or intriguing characters, or amazing worlds that have been created. Here are my favourite ‘sticky’ reads:
In this edition of Friday Favourites I’ll be discussing my favourite ‘bookish websites’. By this, I mean websites that help to cultivate a community around books, by facilitating discussion, exploration and interest in all different kinds of books:
As I mentioned in this post, only writing in the time that I had designated as ‘writing time’ had a limiting effect on my writing. Since discovering these limitations, I have taken some steps to ensure that I’m making the most of my writing time and energy. This has led me to the discovery of ‘in-between’, and I’ve found it particularly helpful in accomplishing my writing goals: