Category: writing

We Regret to Inform You

Rejection. Oof. No matter what type of writer you are (fiction, technical, journalist, etc.), you’re going to experience your fair share of rejection. Though, nothing about rejection feels fair at all. You pour your heart and soul into crafting the best representation of your idea possible and someone reads half of it and throws...

Talk to Text

Your voice as a writer is everything. It’s part of your brand and conveys how you interpret the world. Your voice is like your fingerprint; it is unique to you and identifies who you are. It’s what draws in readers and keeps them coming back to your words. Like Judith Crist said, “One must...

Chill Out, Dude

Writing is a fickle art. Some days, your pen is on fire, and it seems as if your muse will never leave your side. On others, you’re lucky if you can push out even a juvenile sentence. It can feel like no matter how much you try your ability to write well is not...

Dear Diary

Good writers have a few things in common: patience, determination, a sense of masochism. Beyond character traits, folks who write well practice. A lot. Just like musicians or baseball players, writers have to practice writing to keep their skills sharp and stay nimble. Anne Lamott wasn’t born a brilliant writer. She practices. For every...

The Write On Blog

Welcome to The Write On Blog, a place to find writing resources, tips and tricks, and other useful information to help you grow your confidence as a writer. Writing is challenging and frustrating. It takes a lot of practice, and it doesn’t often come with praise. In addition to the technical aspects, I’ll cover...