Curation Corner: Don’t Delete!

I appreciated Mary Gaitskill’s wisdom in this item I gleaned from advicetowriters.com Here’s an excerpt from the excerpt: “When you’re writing on the computer, you don’t cross it out, you just delete it. But now, if I’m not sure, I don’t delete it. Instead of making the revision, I just Read more…

Fellow writers…don’t do what I did.

Get your writing done first because it’s not easy to crank up the momentum and confidence needed to fill your pages. After breakfast, I launched into decluttering…even before shaving and cleaning up. Not only did I feel grungy [counterproductive in its own right] A. I wasn’t writing. B. I was Read more…

Curation Corner: The Writer’s Map

I ran across a very interesting item by Sarah Laskow on Atlas Obscura about writers’ approaches to world-building. Favorite quotes from some of the authors discussed… “I begin every story I write by drawing a map because it is only when my characters start moving from place to place that Read more…