Perfection

One word at a time. Such is how a writer’s quest for perfection exhausts imagination. The craft of writing is subject to overthinking. Analysis of prose can be useful, yet when it becomes the dominant priority, the heart of a story perishes. With loss of heart follows loss of passion. Excessive editing, obsession with grammar…

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phantasmagoria

I’ve never known normal. The life I’ve been granted is a strange existence. The bizarre is my ordinary. Eccentricity feeds my craft, not for sensationalism, but because it is my natural state of being. The odd and unusual is where the fantastic resides. Investigations into absurdities of life serve a purpose for the development of…

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Writing isn’t Torture

ATTN. WRITERS: The act of writing isn’t miserable. It doesn’t suck. It isn’t a burden and it isn’t torture. Writing is not a punishment. You are not a victim of writing. Writing is a choice, no matter the reasoning that leads to that choice, it still remains a voluntary act – a luxury of time…

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Maintaining Focus while Remaining Open

When it comes to writing, no matter where you are in terms of skill or talent, it’s important to keep focused on your own goals while also keeping yourself open to new ideas, techniques, and attitudes. It is a personal balance between application of knowledge and individual direction. Discernment is a powerful tool for an…

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