Crazy Writing in November and the Top 10 Most Bizzare Mental Disorders

November is the perfect month for writing and being creative, whether along with the gazillion people doing NaNoWriMo, or just because the weather has begun to suck so badly there’s just no other viable thing to do but curl up with a good book (preferably your own manuscript) and travel to another world. This yearContinue reading “Crazy Writing in November and the Top 10 Most Bizzare Mental Disorders”

Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you

To round up the little series of posts on the ingredients of a professional attitude as writers, let’s take a look at the last two, positivity and vision. They are closely related, and it’s important to realize that we have a distinctive choice in the matter. Life is the result of a series of choices,Continue reading “Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you”

The Power of Adaptation

This should be the keyword of the modern writer, adaptation. It’s the coolest, creepiest and most useful feature of all kickass organisms and it should definitely be a default skill of the modern writer, because it means you “figure out how to thrive in the world” and you push through ahead of anyone who doesn’t.Continue reading “The Power of Adaptation”

I Dare You To Move

Most writers don’t fail, they give up. That’s the single biggest problem we face on the long run, letting the workload or the industry or social media or [whatever] get to us and push us off the road. That can happen for a variety of reasons, maybe we’re burnt out, maybe we’ve got pressing “realContinue reading “I Dare You To Move”

13 Things I Just Can’t Do Anymore

Getting serious about my writing has made a huge difference in my life. I’ve crossed a threshold of squirmish indecisiveness that I just can’t uncross, and I sure as hell don’t ever want to. It’s been about a year since I started standing up for it publicly — and what I notice most beside theContinue reading “13 Things I Just Can’t Do Anymore”