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
A recap of posts that I’ve created for Writers in the Storm Blog that cover tips for writing believable drug scenes and what triathlons teach about writing
Fentanyl is tainting many street drugs and causing overdose deaths. This post explains where fentanyl comes from, the dangers, and how to use it properly in a drug scene.