• Craft,  Creativity,  Self Talk

    Fantastic Fridays: Trust Your Process

    One of the most important things you can do as a writer is learn to trust your process. After all, no matter how many writer friends you have, or how many groups you belong to, writing is basically a solitary activity.  Sure, you can have company while you write, or you can consult on ideas or plot holes, but sooner or later it is going to be just you and the page.  There are hundreds of people out there advising you about writing but the truth is that only YOU know how you write best. You might have to take some time to observe your patterns but the information is…

  • Interviews With Authors

    Take 5 Friday: Five(ish) New Questions for Two Writers

    In this week’s installment of Take 5 Friday, we’re chatting with Cate Creede, a consultant and Partner with The Potential Group (Toronto, Canada), and Samantha Brennan, Professor at the University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada.) I blog with Cate and Samantha at Fit is Feminist Issue, a blog founded by Samantha and Tracy Isaacs (Samantha and Tracy also wrote Fit at Midlife: A Feminist Fitness Journey) Samantha and Cate both have great insights into how they can consistently do their best writing. I think their insights will give you a good mix of familiar advice (from a different perspective) and some new ideas about how you can approach your writing projects.…