5 Lies They Tell You About Writing (And Why They All Aren’t)

Just saw an article on the Huffington Post by C.A. Belmond entitled “5 Lies They Tell You About Writing,” and how they are “half-truths: at worst, they are straightjackets for budding authors.” It’s an interesting read, but I think a few of the explanations are a bit displaced. 1. Write What You Know. The oldest … More 5 Lies They Tell You About Writing (And Why They All Aren’t)

If It’s Written Too Quickly, It Can’t Be Good, Right?

To those coming down on people who can turn out the written word very quickly, don’t be too quick to judge or be jealous. Writers on television shows often crank out between six and twenty-four episodes a year (some are even watchable!) from script to screen; why is it so hard to imagine that any … More If It’s Written Too Quickly, It Can’t Be Good, Right?