• Creativity

    Want to be a Better Writer? Think Like A Sculptor!

    When I was a new writer, I had a lot of misconceptions of how writers wrote. I had a mental image of a writer sitting in front of a typewriter with a stack of blank paper next to them.¬† Wasn’t that was how all writers worked. I thought that the first sentence I read in a book was the first sentence that the writer wrote. And I thought that the first thought was the best one. I thought that writers had to have everything in their story figured out long before they sat down to write it. Foolishly, I thought writers who were good enough to be published never had…

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    How Thinking Like A Sculptor Can Help You Write Your Novels 

      When I was a new writer, I had a lot of misconceptions of how writers wrote.   I had a mental image of a writer sitting in front of a typewriter with a stack of blank paper next to them. I thought that was how all writers worked. I thought that the first sentence I read in a book was the first sentence that the writer wrote. I thought that the first thought was the best one. I thought that writers had to have everything in their story figured out long before they sat down to write it. I thought writers who were good enough to be published never…