Editing over and over can put writers in a never ending loop of perfection, keeping them from finishing a manuscript. This article offers tips for changing that behavior, leading to increased creativity and productivity.
So, you want to write a drug smuggling scene, but not sure where to start or how to make your character believable? Here are a few quick tips to get you started. 1. The Character: What does a typical smuggler look like? There’s no stereotypical character description. The smuggler (the “mule”) may be young or…
Being a writer can lead to many positive experiences, but also the lows of rejection, writer’s block, and emotionally challenging events. This article discusses how to address the lows to help improve motivation and creativity in teh long run.
This article uses humor to help explain the difficult and frightening topic of the use of emojis in illicit drug deals on smartphone apps and the association with fentanyl overdose deaths
Writers should ask themselves 4 questions before writing scenes containing emotionally charged or sensitive subject matter. This article discusses why and how to apply the questions to fiction writing.
This article shares examples of 2 writers who created authentic sounding, well written drug scenes, by avoiding overwriting facts and details.
Writers need a lot of emotional endurance to make it through all the competing obligations. This can leave writers not only emotionally exhausted, but physically drained. This post offers 7 steps to refueling the emotional endurance tank, and regain stamina in life.
Learning the value of hiring editors for your writing through painful manuscript rejection
From a recent survey, the number one cause of stress for writers is doubt about their writing