Short video from mystery author, Stephen J. Cannell on what he believes causes writer’s block. In this video Stephen J. Cannell discusses how he faces daily challenges by keeping honest with his writing, plotting with his head and writing with his heart. Books by Stephen J. Cannell:
Every November something strange happens. Thousands of writers hunker down, writing until their fingers cramp and their eyes blur. A few stagger from their homes, blinking at the now foreign sun, to meet with other writers in coffee shops and libraries where they flip open their laptops, and that’s correct…write some more. And so it … [Read more…]
Think of a writer. What do you see? A solitary figure scribbling away in a musty garret? A lone figure on a beach or writing in a cabin in the woods? Sure, writing can be a lonely, introspective undertaking, but these days—even if you live in a remote area—you can receive encouragement and meet others … [Read more…]
Ray Bradbury talks about rejection and acceptance in the short story market where he got his start. Plus, you get to watch him walk around his house in shorts!
by Jenna Reynolds In less than one week, NaNoWriMo will begin. What is NaNoWriMo? It’s thirty days of fun while you write-by-the-seat of your pants. The goal? To write a 175 page (50,000) word novel by midnight, November 30. What started out with only 21 participants back in 1999 has grown to over 160,000 participants … [Read more…]