The idea for this post came to me after I reviewed my current manuscript’s journey.
My review highlighted some reoccurring themes, which, after a strong coffee and a piece of comforting cake, got me thinking about the similarities between the mythical bird; the phoenix and the writer.
Before we all buckle up and head off on our 2017 writing journey, let’s agree on some useful stuff to pack. I don’t want us to get into our journey and discover we forgot some important items. We don’t have time for tears!
I love wild and unruly characters. You know the ones who just want to have a good time, the ones who refuse to do what you want them to do, the ones who do not let you into their head or the characters who take us off on wild goose chases.
Of course it’s never the author’s fault that their imaginary friends are running riot….um…no…fault lies with the unruly characters! Yes!
Sometimes you do need to take control of your rebellious literary offspring.
Here is my guide on how to tame your wild character:
Have you ever found yourself wondering how an online dating site for writers could work? Don’t worry – I got this topic covered!
I think an online dating site for writers is a great idea. Luckily for me, my loved one has not yet traded me in for a younger model, grown tired of my emotional breakdowns, creative tantrums, hormonal fluctuations, frequent use of a shrill voice and my inability to reduce the ironing pile to a more manageable level. However, that doesn’t stop my mind from thinking through this gem of a business idea!
I am sure writers would want to date other writers. Can you imagine dating someone who understands your editing pain, lets you off the housework when you need to focus on your first chapter and gives you constructive literary criticism during pillow talk? I know…it sounds like the making of relationship bliss!
An online dating site for writers probably exists somewhere in the world, but here is how I think an online dating site for writers could work: