How to Maintain a Creative Mindset

How to Maintain a Creative Mindset

Stress kills creativity, exhaustion kills creativity, but does age? We as authors and artists rely a lot on our brain to remain elastic and creative, as if we were still children who could find a cape in a blanket, a sword in a stick, or a magic land simply by...
What is your project tipping point?

What is your project tipping point?

At what point does a project take on a life of its own? Or, to phrase it another way, when do you know that a project has enough momentum that you will see it to completion? For me the tipping point is chapter 10. At chapter 10 the story and characters have developed...
Longhand or Typing?

Longhand or Typing?

Can writing longhand be a hinderance? I wouldn’t have thought so. Heck, I’ve hand written a novel before. And isn’t that how J.K. Rowlings wrote the Harry Potter series? Longhand is awesome! It is more common to hear about the problems associate with composing on a...