Writing Myths Monday #13

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #13 – Longer is better It’s not the word count that makes the story. It’s the story that makes the story. Don’t get pulled into the trap of this myth. WriteContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #13”

Writing Myths Monday #12

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #12 – You have to know what you’re going to say before you start writing. The physical act of writing helps you figure out what you’re going to write. This mythContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #12”

Writing Myths Monday

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #11 – If You Can’t Spell, You Can’t Write Well then I better pack up my writing gear and close up shop. I identified a long time ago that spelling wasn’tContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday”

Writing Myths Monday #10

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #10 – Writing is Hard Each of us has that one part of the writing process that is more difficult than the others. That one thing is different for everyone. ButContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #10”

Writing Myths Monday #9

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #9 – Good Writers are Born Some people are born with a natural talent, not going to lie. But it’s through hard work and practice that truly makes them a goodContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #9”

Writing Myths Monday #8

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this weeks myth. Writing Myth#8 – I need a Masters in Fine Arts. Well if that’s true I have a lot of successful author friends who have a lot of explaining to do. You don’t needContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #8”

Writing Myths Monday #7

Welcome to another Writing Myths Monday. Hopefully this Monday finds you well. Let’s jump into this weeks myth. Writing Myth #7 I need to be connected to get published. Not so. I’m not saying it isn’t important to network and build a community of writers and other industry professionals. But it’s not more important thanContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #7”

Writing Myths Monday #6

Welcome to Writing Myths Monday. I hope you are all doing well. Let’s jump into this weeks myth. Writing Myth #6 My shiny new idea is better than what I’m currently working on. Oh the shiny new idea is so pretty. I must drop everything and work on it. It is so easy to beContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #6”

Writing Myths Monday #5

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. Let’s jump right in. Writing Myth #5 – My first draft must be perfect. Wow, talk about pressure. I don’t know many things in life that I’ve done perfect the first time around, especially when it comes to writing. The goal of your first draft is toContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #5”

Writing Myths Monday #4

Happy Monday to you all! Welcome to another Writing Myths Monday. Myth # 4 – I must be inspired to write. If that was the case there wouldn’t be a lot of writing going on. William Faulkner famously said, “I only write when I am inspired. Fortunately, I am inspired at 9 am every morning.”Continue reading “Writing Myths Monday #4”