We all had to begin somewhere. Young wide-eyed writers with dreams and pen and ink and the courage to change the world. We had much to learn. . .but we have no idea the journey that laid before us. I asked my writer friends what they wished their younger self knew about writing: ". .... Continue Reading →
I usually don't feel inspired to write. It's partway through that you start thinking, "This is awesome and I'm glad I'm writing today. "
Hi, Dana! Thank you for joining us today! How long have you been writing? What inspired your quest to become a writer? I’ve been seriously writing for almost seven years. Before that, I was more of a dreamer. I was enamored with the idea of being an author. I’ve dabbled in writing since I was a... Continue Reading →
Hi, Frank! Thank you for joining us today. How long have you been writing? I started writing with the intent of writing a novel in 2006. What inspired your quest to become a writer? I've always enjoyed writing, storytelling, and the creative process. Somewhere in the early 2000's I felt an "urge" to start writing... Continue Reading →
Hi, Pam! Thank you for joining us today. How long have you been writing? What inspired your quest to become a writer? I think my first finished story was in fourth grade (it was a mystery - the case of the missing skateboard!) but I have always loved reading – adventure, mystery, history, contemporary, whatever I... Continue Reading →
Hi, Jamie! Thank you for joining us today! How long have you been writing? What inspired your quest to become a writer? I've only been writing since 2011, but I've been dreaming up other worlds since high school... and storytelling, since I apparently won the "Storytelling" award in second grade. (I'm not sure if that... Continue Reading →
Be your turtle self. When I first started writing, so much about the author world intimidated me because I was constantly comparing. . . . Embrace your weaknesses and strengths so you can focus on your goals.
My favorite thing is the adrenaline rush that comes from writing a powerful scene, when it's flowing from my fingertips and mind like water and I don't even know what I'm doing, but the story is unstoppable!
Hi, Beckie! Thank you for joining us today. How long have you been writing? I have been writing since I was very young. I started with writing songs and poems. We moved a lot when I was growing up (over 20 times). My friends were in the books I'd read and the stories I would... Continue Reading →