3 Simple Ways to Win the Argument With Your Inner Critic

  by Lauren Sapala If you’re an artist or a writer—or both—then you know what I’m talking about when I say “inner critic.” It’s not just a way of describing a tendency toward self-judgment. For us, the inner critic is a loud, nasty, disgusting creature who invades our thoughts, whips us mercilessly, and sometimes decides… Read More 3 Simple Ways to Win the Argument With Your Inner Critic

The Happenings of a Pre-Write: The Good and the Bad

  by Samantha Fenton Some authors swear by pre-writing and can’t imagine it any other way. These authors may pre-write and plan for weeks or months before they write the first word of their rough draft, meticulously planning scenes and mapping characters to ensure everything makes sense. Others prefer to sit down and start writing.… Read More The Happenings of a Pre-Write: The Good and the Bad