You can ditch the cliche. When I’m writing, especially when I’m having a difficult time getting my words to flow, I tend to fall back on cliches. They seem to fit my ideas so well. Cliches usually do fit in. Why?
Having too high of standards can be harmful. Just typing those words seems dirty. If you’ve always been told to keep your standards high, then it probably seems a bit dirty to you too. But do higher standards really lead to writer’s block?
For many writers out there, a nice cup (or many cups) of coffee gives them that extra oomph to crank out the day’s texts. But while the caffeine in coffee (or soda or tea) keeps us upright and functional, does it take away one of
As a poet, I have a slight obsession with form and style. Tweaking line breaks is easy on paper, but not so much in a land of shifting dimensions, aka the internet. Make a window bigger, and there goes a perfectly placed line break.
Many people consider list making overrated. It can be, however, a very powerful tool.
Since this is my first real post on my first real blog–I already started one, but more on that later–I thought I’d take some time out to introduce myself (and my blog, too) to show you how just about anyone can get into blogging.