My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Some of the things this author said about writing really resonated with me, but other things were a bit too “out there”, flaky, and/or liberal weird. Most of what she said was really good though, and inspired me to write more freely!
In this book, the author encourages people to write from their true selves, to write with freedom from fear of criticism, to write about things they care about. Her words are at once deep and grand, but also simple and accessible. Her writing feels like a call to arms to a battalion of writers, and then she gives them training in how to be wild and watchful before throwing them into the war of words. Her manner of writing itself is actually very sympathetic and kind, but also includes the sort of tough love and bare truthfulness that makes you want to take action. Continue reading
Here are my tips and tricks, things to look for in a book, and how to critique and review books!
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Here are 3 poems I wrote using the “black-out” writing technique! They are all about how we feel pressured in life… by society, by work, by education. I hope you enjoy these as much as I enjoyed writing them!
Have you tried writing black-out poetry? Show me your poems in the comments!
I have a LOT of journals! I had fun doing this journal tag, answering the questions, and exploring through my old journals from years ago!
I did not win NaNoWriMo this year, and I am thrilled about it! People talk about failure as if it is this horrible thing, but failure is one of the best tools for learning and growing. I am a Proud Failure!
We are halfway through NaNoWriMo, and I am way behind on my word count! I need to get writing!
“Beware the Ides of March” was a famous warning to Julius Caesar that he would be killed on that day. I wonder how many novels have been killed on the Ides of November?
I’m still trying to keep mine alive!
Here are the things I’ll be using to survive writing 50,000 words in NaNoWriMo this year!
Are you writing with NaNo?
You can friend me on the NaNo website at http://nanowrimo.org/participants/thekai05